Fedora 23 : nghttp2-1.7.1-1.fc23 (2016-ac861a840e)

high Nessus Plugin ID 89593
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


CVE-2016-1544: Out of memory in nghttpd, nghttp, and libnghttp2_asio applications due to unlimited incoming HTTP header fields:

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected nghttp2 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89593

File Name: fedora_2016-ac861a840e.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nghttp2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1544