GLSA-201502-06 : nginx: Information disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81229


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201502-06 (nginx: Information disclosure)

An SSL session fixation vulnerability has been found in nginx when multiple servers use the same shared ssl_session_cache or ssl_session_ticket_key.
Impact :

A remote 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-1.7.6'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81229

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201502-06.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/02/09

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: 2015/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3616

BID: 70025

GLSA: 201502-06