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

Medium

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

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