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Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2016-715)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.

Insight

Insight

A problem was identified in nginx code responsible for saving client request body to a temporary file. A specially crafted request might result in worker process crash due to a NULL pointer dereference while writing client request body to a temporary file.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update nginx to update your system.

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