lighttpd - fast webserver with minimal memory footprint

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename lighttpd_1.4.45-1_i386.deb
Package name lighttpd
Package version 1.4.45
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category httpd implemented-in::c interface::daemon network::server protocol::http protocol::ipv6 protocol::ldap protocol::ssl role::program scope::application web::cgi works-with-format::html works-with::db
License -
Maintainer Debian lighttpd maintainers <>
Download size 299.99 KB
Installed size 963.00 KB
lighttpd is a small webserver and fast webserver developed with
security in mind and a lot of features.
It has support for
* CGI, FastCGI and SSI
* virtual hosts
* URL rewriting
* authentication (plain files, htpasswd, LDAP)
* transparent content compression
* conditional configuration
* HTTP proxying
and configuration is straight-forward and easy.


Package Version Architecture Repository
lighttpd_1.4.45-1_amd64.deb 1.4.45 amd64 Debian Main
lighttpd - - -


Name Value
init-system-helpers >= 1.18~
libattr1 >= 1:2.4.46-8
libbz2-1.0 -
libc6 >= 2.17
libfam0 -
libpcre3 -
libssl1.1 >= 1.1.0
lsb-base >= 3.0-6
mime-support -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Name Value
httpd -
httpd-cgi -


Type URL
Binary Package lighttpd_1.4.45-1_i386.deb
Source Package lighttpd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install lighttpd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install lighttpd




2017-01-14 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.45-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 1.4.45.
- Drop kfreebsd-disable-test.patch (upstream says its fixed).
* Fix upstream spelling errors.
* Fix cgi-bin path on start page (closes: #763618)
* Remove automatically generated files from the upstream tarball again.
* Suggest the service command instead of /etc/init.d for restarting services
(closes: #762663).
2017-01-09 - Krzysztof Krzyżaniak (eloy) <>
lighttpd (1.4.44-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 1.4.44
* debian/copyright: make lintian happy
* debian/control: add libssl1.0-dev as alternative for  libssl-dev
2016-12-19 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.43+git20161216-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream snapshot (closes: #846917).
* Remove unneeded perl dependencies.
* Update debian/copyright to format 1.0.
* Ship NEWS file as upstream's changelog.
* Remove systemd dependency (closes: #846299).
* Suggest php5-cgi instead of recommending it.
* Update watch file to look for upstream's xz tarball.
* Fix incorrect bug number in previous changelog entry.
* Make a mod_rewrite conf file available (closes: #751957).
* Point to /var/www/html from the placeholder page (closes: #808921).
* Add new packages for LDAP, GSSAPI, MySQL, and GeoIP modules.
- Thanks to Stefan Bühler.
* Fix build hardening flags.
- Thanks to Stefan Bühler.
2016-11-26 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.43-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (closes: #841732).
- Fixes CVE-2016-1000212 (closes: #832571).
- Adds support for openssl 1.1.0 (closes: #828421).
* Update standards version.
* Fix lsb-base lintian error.
* Add Glenn Strauss signing key.
* Use upstream's systemd service file.
* Recommend php5-cgi (closes: #774644).
* Suggest lighttpd-doc (closes: #806523).
* Use default-libmysqlclient-dev build dependency.
2016-01-03 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.39-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
2015-09-06 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.37-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
- Log file injection issue CVE-2015-3200 fixed (closes: #787132).
* Add a debian/clean file.
* Drop upstreamed patches.
* Add upstream signing key.
* Update standards version.
* Apply the non-maintainer upload.
2015-08-27 - gregor herrmann <>
lighttpd (1.4.35-4.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "FTBFS with perl 5.22: test failures (":
Add build dependency on libcgi-pm-perl. was deprecated in Perl 5.19.x and removed in 5.21.x which makes the
explicit build dependency necessary.
(Closes: #789856)
2014-11-02 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.35-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Disable SSLv3 by default (closes: #765702).
2014-08-18 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.35-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Support building with dpkg-buildpackage -g.
* Drop libmemcache-dev build-dependency (closes: #748809).
2014-04-05 - Michael Gilbert <>
lighttpd (1.4.35-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix a spelling error.
* Add a lintian override.
* Make VCS field canonical.
* Add myself to the uploaders.
* Use dh-autoreconf (closes: #726394, #731104).
* Disable indeterminant test on kfreebsd (closes: #731074).

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