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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3029-1 (nginx - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and Karthikeyan Bhargavan discovered that it was possible to reuse cached SSL sessions in unrelated contexts, allowing virtual host confusion attacks in some configurations by an attacker in a privileged network position.

Affected Software

Affected Software

nginx on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.1-2.2+wheezy3. For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.2-1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.2-1. We recommend that you upgrade your nginx packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)