Amazon Linux AMI : nginx (ALAS-2012-63)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Use-after-free vulnerability in nginx before 1.0.14 and 1.1.x before
1.1.17 allows remote HTTP servers to obtain sensitive information from
process memory via a crafted backend response, in conjunction with a
client request.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0dd603dd

Solution :

Run 'yum update nginx' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69670 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1180