Debian DSA-4511-1 : nghttp2 - security update (Data Dribble) (Resource Loop)

high Nessus Plugin ID 128429


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the HTTP/2 code of the nghttp2 HTTP server, which could result in denial of service.


Upgrade the nghttp2 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.18.1-1+deb9u1.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 1.36.0-2+deb10u1.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128429

File Name: debian_DSA-4511.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/3/2019

Updated: 12/31/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

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


Risk Factor: High

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nghttp2, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/1/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/13/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9511, CVE-2019-9513

DSA: 4511