openSUSE Security Update : nginx (openSUSE-SU-2013:1745-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The nginx webserver was fixed to avoid a restriction bypass when a
space in not correctly escaped. (CVE-2013-4547)

On openSUSE 12.2, nginx was updated to version 1.4.4 stable

- CVE-2013-4547 a character following an unescaped space
in a request line was handled incorrectly [bnc#851295]

- bugfix: segmentation fault might occur in the spdy
module

- bugfix: segmentation fault might occur on start if if
the 'try_files' directive was used with an empty
parameter.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00084.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=851295

Solution :

Update the affected nginx packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75210 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63814

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4547

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