nginx Data Disclosure Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118151


The remote web server is affected by a data disclosure vulnerability.


According to its Server response header, the installed version of nginx is 1.12.x prior to 1.12.1 or 1.13.x prior to 1.13.3. It is, therefore, affected by a data disclosure vulnerability.


Either apply the patch manually or upgrade to nginx 1.12.1 / 1.13.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118151

File Name: nginx_1_13_3.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2018/10/16

Updated: 2019/11/01

Dependencies: 106375

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-7529

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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:H/I:N/A:N

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: 2017/07/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7529

BID: 103938