Amazon Linux AMI : nginx Remote Attack Vulnerability (ALAS-2013-249)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

nginx 0.8.41 through 1.4.3 and 1.5.x before 1.5.7 allows remote
attackers to bypass intended restrictions via an unescaped space
character in a URI. (CVE-2013-4547)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?de8b7ca1

Solution :

Run 'yum update nginx' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71266 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4547