Amazon Linux AMI : nginx (ALAS-2017-894)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 103228
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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A flaw within the processing of ranged HTTP requests has been discovered in the range filter module of nginx. A remote attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to disclose parts of the cache file header, or, if used in combination with third party modules, disclose potentially sensitive memory by sending specially crafted HTTP requests. (CVE-2017-7529)

Solution

Run 'yum update nginx' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-894.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103228

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-894.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/15/2017

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nginx:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nginx-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nginx-all-modules:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nginx-mod-http-geoip:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nginx-mod-http-image-filter:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nginx-mod-http-perl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nginx-mod-http-xslt-filter:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nginx-mod-mail:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nginx-mod-stream:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 9/13/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7529

ALAS: 2017-894