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nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201310-04 / nginx
Release Date October 06, 2013
Latest Revision October 06, 2013: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable local, remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-servers/nginx < 1.4.1-r2 >= 1.4.1-r2 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #458726, #468870


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in nginx, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information


nginx is a robust, small, and high performance HTTP and reverse proxy server.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in nginx. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a context-dependent attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All nginx users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/nginx-1.4.1-r2"

4.  References


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