GLSA-201310-04 : nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 70310


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-04 (nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in nginx. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a context-dependent attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All nginx users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/nginx-1.4.1-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70310

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201310-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/10/07

Modified: 2017/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:nginx, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/06

Exploitable With


Core Impact

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0337, CVE-2013-2028, CVE-2013-2070

BID: 58105, 59699, 59824

OSVDB: 90518, 93037, 93282

GLSA: 201310-04