openSUSE Security Update : nginx (openSUSE-2016-161)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update to nginx 1.8.1 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-0742: Invalid pointer dereference during DNS
server response processing (boo#963781)

- CVE-2016-0746: Use-after-free condition during CNAME
response processing (boo#963778)

- CVE-2016-0747: Resource exhaustion through unlimited
CNAME resolution (boo#963775)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963775
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963778
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963781

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)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88614 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0742
CVE-2016-0746
CVE-2016-0747

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