Vulnerability Details

nginx 0.7.12 < 1.17.7 HTTP Request Smuggling Vulnerability

Published: 2020-01-14 03:57:07
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
nginx, with certain error_page configurations, allows HTTP request smuggling, as demonstrated by the ability of an attacker to read unauthorized web pages in environments where nginx is being fronted by a load balancer.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Affected Versions:
nginx versions 0.7.12 - 1.17.6.

Recommendations:
Update to version 1.17.7 or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-20372

References:

https://nginx.org/en/CHANGES
https://bertjwregeer.keybase.pub/2019-12-10%20-%20error_page%20request%20smuggling.pdf

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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