[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: lighttpd-1.4.19-4.fc8

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-04-29 20:27:05

Name        : lighttpd
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.4.19
Release     : 4.fc8
URL         : http://www.lighttpd.net/
Summary     : Lightning fast webserver with light system requirements
Description :
Secure, fast, compliant and very flexible web-server which has been optimized
for high-performance environments. It has a very low memory footprint compared
to other webservers and takes care of cpu-load. Its advanced feature-set
(FastCGI, CGI, Auth, Output-Compression, URL-Rewriting and many more) make
it the perfect webserver-software for every server that is suffering load

Available rpmbuild rebuild options :
--with : gamin webdavprops webdavlocks memcache
--without : ldap gdbm lua (cml)

Update Information:

This update fixes a bug where a user could kill another user's SSL connection by
killing his own, because the SSL error queue wasn't cleared properly.

* Thu Apr 24 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.19-4
- Merge in second changest from upstream fix for upstream bug #285.
* Thu Mar 27 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.19-3
- Include sslshutdown patch, upstream fix to upstream bug #285 (#439066).
* Sat Mar 22 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.19-2
- Provide "webserver" (#437884).
* Wed Mar 12 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.19-1
- Update to 1.4.19, which includes all previous security fixes + bugfixes.
* Tue Mar  4 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.18-6
- Include patch for CVE-2008-0983 (crash when low on file descriptors).
- Include patch for CVE-2008-1111 (cgi source disclosure).
* Tue Feb 19 2008 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at fedoraproject.org>
- Autorebuild for GCC 4.3
* Wed Dec  5 2007 Release Engineering <rel-eng at fedoraproject dot org>
- Rebuild for deps
* Wed Oct 31 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.18-3
- Update mod_geoip source to fix segfault upon stopping lighttpd.
* Mon Oct 22 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.18-2
- Include mod_geoip additional source, make it an optional sub-package.
- Reorder sub-packages alphabetically in spec file.
- Make sub-packages require exact release, just in case.
- Change default webroot back from /srv to /var.

  [ 1 ] Bug #439066 - CVE-2008-1531 lighttpd closes unrelated SSL connections on SSL error

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update lighttpd' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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