Projects / lighttpd


lighttpd is a 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 Web servers, and it takes care of CPU load. It has an advanced feature set that includes FastCGI (load balanced), CGI, Auth, Output-Compression, URL-Rewriting, SSL, and much more.

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Recent releases

  •  12 Mar 2014 12:13

    Release Notes: This release fixes hostname validation (SQL injection, path traversals) and other bugs.

    •  20 Jan 2014 14:14

      Release Notes: This release fixes some security bugs (CVE-2013-4508, CVE-2013-4559, CVE-2013-4560) and contains other small fixes.

      •  27 Sep 2013 20:17

        Release Notes: 1.4.33 contains small bugfixes and some minor new features.

        •  21 Nov 2012 12:27

          Release Notes: This release fixes a DoS bug (CVE-2012-5533) and contains other small fixes.

          •  31 May 2012 15:48

            Release Notes: Many important changes. This release fixes a segfault (a crash on the first HTTPS request), disables mmap due to a possible crash if the file is truncated while reading, and more.


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