Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-1270 to the following vulnerability:
mod_userdir in lighttpd 1.4.18 and earlier, when userdir.path is not set, uses a default of $HOME, which might allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files, as demonstrated by accessing the ~nobody directory.
Fedora Project does not consider this a security vulnerability.
This needs user voluntarily do a senseless and unlike configuration change with
a well-documented and expectable effect. We will not issue a security update for
this, but will follow upstream change of behavior of directive in question with