CentOS 8 : nginx:1.14 (CESA-2019:2799)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145622


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


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2019:2799 advisory.

- HTTP/2: large amount of data requests leads to denial of service (CVE-2019-9511)

- HTTP/2: flood using PRIORITY frames results in excessive resource consumption (CVE-2019-9513)

- HTTP/2: 0-length headers lead to denial of service (CVE-2019-9516)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145622

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-2799.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9516


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: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nginx, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nginx-all-modules, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nginx-filesystem, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nginx-mod-http-image-filter, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nginx-mod-http-perl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nginx-mod-http-xslt-filter, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nginx-mod-mail, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nginx-mod-stream

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/19/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/9/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9511, CVE-2019-9513, CVE-2019-9516

RHSA: 2019:2799