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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for nginx (ALAS-2011-30) (CVE-2011-4315)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for nginx (ALAS-2011-30) (CVE-2011-4315)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/08/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in compression-pointer processing in core/ngx_resolver.c in nginx before 1.0.10 allows remote resolvers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long response.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nginx
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nginx-debuginfo

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nginx
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nginx-debuginfo

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