Debian DSA-2627-1 : nginx - information leak

low Nessus Plugin ID 64663
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Juliano Rizzo and Thai Duong discovered a weakness in the TLS/SSL protocol when using compression. This side channel attack, dubbed'CRIME', allows eavesdroppers to gather information to recover the original plaintext in the protocol. This update to nginx disables SSL compression.


Upgrade the nginx packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.7.67-3+squeeze3.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 64663

File Name: debian_DSA-2627.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/18/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nginx, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/17/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4929

BID: 55704

DSA: 2627