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Nginx Chunked Transfer Encoding Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is running Nginx and is prone stack buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A stack-based buffer overflow will occur in a worker process while handling certain chunked transfer encoding requests.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Nginx version 1.3.9 through 1.4.0

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Nginx version 1.5.0, 1.4.1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)