Amazon Linux AMI : nginx (ALAS-2014-308)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the SPDY implementation in nginx 1.3.15
before 1.4.7 and 1.5.x before 1.5.12 allows remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code via a crafted request.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?dcb3aed6

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: 73227 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0133