FreeBSD : nginx -- a specially crafted request might result in worker process crash (36cf7670-2774-11e6-af29-f0def16c5c1b)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Maxim Dounin reports :

A problem was identified in nginx code responsible for saving client
request body to a temporary file. A specially crafted request might
result in worker process crash due to a NULL pointer dereference while
writing client request body to a temporary file.

See also :

http://mailman.nginx.org/pipermail/nginx-announce/2016/000179.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?adfe9155

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91399 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4450

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