Fedora 18 : nginx-1.2.9-1.fc18 (2013-8182)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66577


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to upstream release 1.2.9 which fixes :

- CVE-2013-2070 'denial of service or memory disclosure when using proxy_pass' fix build on platforms without gperftools Update to upstream release 1.4.0, which includes support for proxying of WebSocket connections, OCSP stapling, SPDY module, gunzip filter and more.
Build with '--with-debug' to enable optional debugging

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected nginx package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66577

File Name: fedora_2013-8182.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/24

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nginx, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2070

BID: 59824

FEDORA: 2013-8182