[arch-security] [ASA-201606-1] nginx: denial of service
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Wed Jun 1 16:59:12 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201606-1
Date : 2016-06-01
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-4450
Package : nginx
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package nginx before version 1.10.1-1 is vulnerable to denial of
Upgrade to 1.10.1-1.
# pacman -Syu "nginx>=1.10.1-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.10.1.
A vulnerability was found 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
handling the client request body.
A remote attacker is able to use a specially crafted request to crash
the worker resulting in denial of service.
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