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Nginx Server Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities 01 - Jan16

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Denial of Service

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

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with nginx server and is prone to multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws as, - An invalid pointer dereference might occur during DNS server response processing. - The use-after-free condition might occur during CNAME response processing. - The CNAME resolution was insufficiently limited.

Affected Software

Affected Software

nginx versions from 0.6.18 to 1.9.9, note 1.8.1 is not vulnerable

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to nginx version 1.9.10 or 1.8.1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)