GLSA-201606-06 : nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 103587


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201606-06 (nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in nginx. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via a crafted packet.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All nginx users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/nginx-1.10.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103587

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201606-06.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/02

Modified: 2017/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:nginx, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3587, CVE-2016-0742, CVE-2016-0746, CVE-2016-0747, CVE-2016-4450

GLSA: 201606-06