nginx < 1.10.1 / 1.11.x < 1.11.1 Denial-of-Service Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118150

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

According to the self-reported version in its response header, the version of nginx hosted on the remote web server is less than 1.10.1, or 1.11.x less than 1.11.1. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability

Solution

Upgrade to nginx version 1.10.1 / 1.11.1 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7d0e3888

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118150

File Name: nginx_1_11_1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2018/10/16

Updated: 2020/05/08

Dependencies: 136340

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-4450

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:igor_sysoev:nginx

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, installed_sw/nginx

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4450

BID: 90967