Debian DSA-3908-1 : nginx - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 101490
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VPR Score: 4.4


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


An integer overflow has been found in the HTTP range module of Nginx, a high-performance web and reverse proxy server, which may result in information disclosure.


Upgrade the nginx packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.2-5+deb8u5.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.10.3-1+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101490

File Name: debian_DSA-3908.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/13/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nginx, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7529

DSA: 3908