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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4450: Security patch for nginx (ALAS-2016-715)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4450: Security patch for nginx (ALAS-2016-715)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/15/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

os/unix/ngx_files.c in nginx before 1.10.1 and 1.11.x before 1.11.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and worker process crash) via a crafted request, involving writing a client request body to a temporary file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nginx

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nginx

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