GLSA-201502-06 : nginx: Information disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201502-06
(nginx: Information disclosure)

An SSL session fixation vulnerability has been found in nginx when
multiple servers use the same shared ssl_session_cache or
ssl_session_ticket_key.

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201502-06

Solution :

All nginx users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/nginx-1.7.6'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81229 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70025

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3616

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now