nginx < 0.7.64 / 0.8.x < 0.8.23 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 107262
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Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

According to the self-reported version in its response header, the version of nginx hosted on the remote web server is less than 0.7.64 or 0.8.x prior to 0.8.23. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as noted in the vendor advisory.

Solution

Upgrade to nginx version 0.7.64 / 0.8.23 or later.

See Also

http://nginx.org/en/security_advisories.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107262

File Name: nginx_0_7_64.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 3/9/2018

Updated: 4/7/2021

Dependencies: nginx_detect.nasl, nginx_nix_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2009-3555

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:nginx:nginx

Required KB Items: installed_sw/nginx

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/9/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2009-4487

CWE: 20, 310