openSUSE Security Update : nginx-1.0 (openSUSE-2011-48)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 74524


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A flaw in the custom DNS resolver of nginx could lead to a heap based buffer overflow which could potentially allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or to cause a Denial of Service (bnc#731084, CVE-2011-4315).


Update the affected nginx-1.0 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74524

File Name: openSUSE-2011-48.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nginx-1.0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nginx-1.0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nginx-1.0-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/5/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4315