FreeBSD : nginx -- remote denial of service vulnerability (152b27f0-a158-11de-990c-e5b1d4c882e0)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40978


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


nginx development team reports :

A segmentation fault might occur in worker process while specially crafted request handling.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40978

File Name: freebsd_pkg_152b27f0a15811de990ce5b1d4c882e0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/09/15

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:nginx, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:nginx-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/09/14

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2629

CWE: 119