FreeBSD : nginx -- a specially crafted request might result in worker process crash (36cf7670-2774-11e6-af29-f0def16c5c1b)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91399

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description

Maxim Dounin reports :

A problem was identified in nginx code responsible for saving client
request body to a temporary file. A specially crafted request might
result in worker process crash due to a NULL pointer dereference while
writing client request body to a temporary file.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://mailman.nginx.org/pipermail/nginx-announce/2016/000179.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?3f908155

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91399

File Name: freebsd_pkg_36cf7670277411e6af29f0def16c5c1b.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/01

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:nginx, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:nginx-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4450