SUSE SLES15 Security Update : nginx (SUSE-SU-2019:2309-1) (0-Length Headers Leak) (Data Dribble) (Resource Loop)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 128544



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for nginx fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-9511: Fixed a denial of service by manipulating the window size and stream prioritization (bsc#1145579).

CVE-2019-9513: Fixed a denial of service caused by resource loops (bsc#1145580).

CVE-2019-9516: Fixed a denial of service caused by header leaks (bsc#1145582).

CVE-2018-16845: Fixed denial of service and memory disclosure via mp4 module (bsc#1115015).

CVE-2018-16843: Fixed excessive memory consumption in HTTP/2 implementation (bsc#1115022).

CVE-2018-16844: Fixed excessive CPU usage via flaw in HTTP/2 implementation (bsc#1115025).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15-SP1:zypper in
-t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP1-2019-2309=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-2309=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128544

File Name: suse_SU-2019-2309-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/6/2019

Updated: 12/31/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-16845


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nginx, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nginx-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nginx-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/7/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16843, CVE-2018-16844, CVE-2018-16845, CVE-2019-9511, CVE-2019-9513, CVE-2019-9516