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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for nginx (ALAS-2016-655) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for nginx (ALAS-2016-655) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/15/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/04/2016
Modified
03/21/2018

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the resolver in nginx before 1.8.1 and 1.9.x before 1.9.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (worker process crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted DNS response related to CNAME response processing.

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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