nginx HTTP Request Remote Buffer Overflow
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5174
SynopsisThe remote web server is affected by a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of nginx web server that is potentially affected by a remote buffer overflow vulnerability. Using a specially crafted HTTP request, an attacker can cause web server to crash, or potentially run arbitrary code subject to the privileges of the web server user.
SolutionUpgrade to nginx 0.5.38, 0.6.39, 0.7.62, or 0.8.15.