openSUSE Security Update : nginx (openSUSE-2017-192)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96943


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for nginx fixes the following vulnerability :

- CVE-2016-4450: Remote attackers could have caused a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and worker process crash) via a crafted request, involving writing a client request body to a temporary file.


Update the affected nginx packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96943

File Name: openSUSE-2017-192.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/02

Modified: 2017/02/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


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:novell:opensuse:nginx, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nginx-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nginx-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4450