nginx < 1.0.14 / 1.1.x < 1.1.17 Information-Disclosure

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6457


The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote host is running a nginx HTTP server.

Versions earlier than 1.0.14(stable version) or versions earlier than 1.1.17(development version) are vulnerable to an information-disclosure vulnerability, when handling specially crafted HTTP responses. Attackers can exploit this issue to disclose the content of the previously freed memory. (CVE-2012-1180)


Upgrade to nginx 1.0.14(stable version) or 1.1.17(development version) or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6457

Family: Web Servers

Published: 4/17/2012

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 58414

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:igor_sysoev:nginx:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 3/12/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/15/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1180

BID: 52578