ALAS-2016-746


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-746
Advisory Release Date: 2016-09-15 19:00 Pacific
Severity: Important
References: CVE-2016-1000212 

Issue Overview:

It was discovered that lighttpd class did not properly protect against the HTTP_PROXY variable name clash in a CGI context. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to redirect HTTP requests performed by a CGI script to an attacker-controlled proxy via a malicious HTTP request.


Affected Packages:

lighttpd


Issue Correction:
Run yum update lighttpd to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    lighttpd-debuginfo-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.i686
    lighttpd-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.i686
    lighttpd-mod_geoip-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.i686
    lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.i686
    lighttpd-fastcgi-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.i686

src:
    lighttpd-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.x86_64
    lighttpd-mod_geoip-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.x86_64
    lighttpd-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.x86_64
    lighttpd-fastcgi-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.x86_64
    lighttpd-debuginfo-1.4.41-1.34.amzn1.x86_64