lighttpd

Description:Lightweight high-performance web server
License: BSD
Homepage:https://www.lighttpd.net https://github.com/lighttpd
Location:Portage
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  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • brotli - Enable output compression via Brotli (recommended)
  • bzip2 - Enable output compression via bzip2
  • dbi - Enable dev-db/libdbi (database-independent abstraction layer) support
  • doc - Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
  • fam - Enable FAM (File Alteration Monitor) support
  • fastcgi - Add support for the FastCGI interface
  • gdbm - Add support for sys-libs/gdbm (GNU database libraries)
  • geoip - Add geoip support for country and city lookup based on IPs
  • gnutls - Build module for TLS via GnuTLS
  • ipv6 - Add support for IP version 6
  • kerberos - Add kerberos support
  • ldap - Add LDAP support (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
  • libev - Enable fdevent handler
  • libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl when applicable (see also the ssl useflag)
  • lua - Enable Lua scripting support
  • lua_single_target_lua5-1 - Build for Lua 5.1 only
  • lua_single_target_lua5-2 - Build for Lua 5.2 only
  • lua_single_target_lua5-3 - Build for Lua 5.3 only
  • lua_single_target_lua5-4 - Build for Lua 5.4 only
  • maxminddb - Add support for geolocation using libMaxMindDB
  • mbedtls - Build module for TLS via Mbed TLS
  • memcached - Add support for memcached
  • minimal - Install a very minimal build (disables, for example, plugins, fonts, most drivers, non-critical features)
  • mmap - Use mmap with files owned by lighttpd. This is a dangerous option as it may allow local users to trigger SIGBUS crashes.
  • mysql - Add mySQL Database support
  • nss - Build module for TLS via Mozilla's Network Security Services
  • pcre - Add support for Perl Compatible Regular Expressions
  • php - Include support for the PHP language
  • postgres - Add support for the postgresql database
  • rrdtool - Enable rrdtool support via mod_rrdtool
  • sasl - Add support for the Simple Authentication and Security Layer
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
  • sqlite - Add support for sqlite - embedded sql database
  • ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)
  • test - Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
  • webdav - Enable webdav properties
  • xattr - Add support for extended attributes (filesystem-stored metadata)
  • zlib - Enable output compression via gzip or deflate algorithms
  • zstd - Enable output compression via Zstandard algorithm

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
over 7 years high lighttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 11 years normal lighttpd: Denial of Service
almost 13 years normal lighttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 13 years normal lighttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 13 years normal lighttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities
about 14 years high Lighttpd: Buffer overflow
about 14 years normal Lighttpd: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 14 years normal Lighttpd: Two Denials of Service
over 16 years low lighttpd: Script source disclosure

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