Fedora 23 : nginx-1.8.1-1.fc23 (2016-fd3428577d)

High Nessus Plugin ID 89648


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- update to upstream release 1.8.1 - CVE-2016-0747:
Insufficient limits of CNAME resolution in resolver - CVE-2016-0746: Use-after-free during CNAME response processing in resolver - CVE-2016-0742: Invalid pointer dereference in resolver

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 nginx package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89648

File Name: fedora_2016-fd3428577d.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/04

Updated: 2016/03/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/30

Reference Information