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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for nginx (ALAS-2014-421) (CVE-2014-3616)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for nginx (ALAS-2014-421) (CVE-2014-3616)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/06/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/06/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

nginx 0.5.6 through 1.7.4, when using the same shared ssl_session_cache or ssl_session_ticket_key for multiple servers, can reuse a cached SSL session for an unrelated context, which allows remote attackers with certain privileges to conduct "virtual host confusion" attacks.

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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