[SECURITY] Fedora 7 Update: lighttpd-1.4.18-3.fc7

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-03-06 16:09:56

Name        : lighttpd
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 1.4.18
Release     : 3.fc7
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)


* Tue Mar  4 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.18-3
- Include patch for CVE-2008-0983 (crash when low on file descriptors).
- Include patch for CVE-2008-1111 (cgi source disclosure).
* Tue Oct 16 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.
* Mon Sep 10 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.18-1
- Update to 1.4.18.
- Include newly installed lighttpd-angel ("angel" process meant to always run
  as root and restart lighttpd when it crashes, spawn processes on SIGHUP), but
  it's in testing stage and must be run with -D for now.
* Wed Sep  5 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.17-1
- Update to 1.4.17.
- Update defaultconf patch to match new example configuration.
- Include patch to fix log file rotation with max-workers set (trac #902).
- Add /var/run/lighttpd/ directory where to put fastcgi sockets.
* Thu Aug 23 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.16-3
- Add /usr/bin/awk build requirement, used to get LIGHTTPD_VERSION_ID.
* Wed Aug 22 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.16-2
- Rebuild to fix wrong execmem requirement on ppc32.
* Thu Jul 26 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.16-1
- Update to 1.4.16 security fix release.

  [ 1 ] Bug #435805 - CVE-2008-1111 lighttpd CGI source disclosure
  [ 2 ] Bug #434163 - CVE-2008-0983 lighttpd crashes when it's low on file descriptors

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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