openSUSE Security Update : nginx (openSUSE-2016-161)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88614


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update to nginx 1.8.1 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-0742: Invalid pointer dereference during DNS server response processing (boo#963781)

- CVE-2016-0746: Use-after-free condition during CNAME response processing (boo#963778)

- CVE-2016-0747: Resource exhaustion through unlimited CNAME resolution (boo#963775)


Update the affected nginx packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88614

File Name: openSUSE-2016-161.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/08

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nginx, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nginx-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nginx-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0742, CVE-2016-0746, CVE-2016-0747