Amazon Linux AMI : nginx (ALAS-2012-74)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Buffer overflow in ngx_http_mp4_module.c in the ngx_http_mp4_module
module in nginx 1.0.7 through 1.0.14 and 1.1.3 through 1.1.18, when
the mp4 directive is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (memory overwrite) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a
crafted MP4 file.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b49aa23c

Solution :

Run 'yum update nginx' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69681 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2089