FreeBSD : nginx -- multiple vulnerabilities (efaa4071-b700-11e2-b1b9-f0def16c5c1b)

High Nessus Plugin ID 66341


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


The nginx project reports :

A stack-based buffer overflow might occur in a worker process process while handling a specially crafted request, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution. [CVE-2013-2028]

A security problem related to CVE-2013-2028 was identified, affecting some previous nginx versions if proxy_pass to untrusted upstream HTTP servers is used.

The problem may lead to a denial of service or a disclosure of a worker process memory on a specially crafted response from an upstream proxied server. [CVE-2013-2070]


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66341

File Name: freebsd_pkg_efaa4071b70011e2b1b9f0def16c5c1b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/05/08

Modified: 2013/10/16

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: 2013/05/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/05/07

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Nginx HTTP Server 1.3.9-1.4.0 Chunked Encoding Stack Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2028, CVE-2013-2070