Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nginx (MDVSA-2015:094)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82347


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated nginx package fixes security vulnerabilities :

A bug in the experimental SPDY implementation in nginx was found, which might allow an attacker to cause a heap memory buffer overflow in a worker process by using a specially crafted request, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution (CVE-2014-0133).

Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and Karthikeyan Bhargavan discovered that it was possible to reuse cached SSL sessions in unrelated contexts, allowing virtual host confusion attacks in some configurations by an attacker in a privileged network position (CVE-2014-3616).


Update the affected nginx package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82347

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-094.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nginx, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0133, CVE-2014-3616

MDVSA: 2015:094