FreeBSD : nginx -- potential information leak (29194cb8-6e9f-11e1-8376-f0def16c5c1b)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58359


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


nginx development team reports :

Matthew Daley recently discovered a security problem which may lead to a disclosure of previously freed memory on specially crafted response from an upstream server, potentially resulting in sensitive information leak.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58359

File Name: freebsd_pkg_29194cb86e9f11e18376f0def16c5c1b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/03/16

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/15