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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-16843: Security patch for nginx (ALAS-2018-1125)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-16843: Security patch for nginx (ALAS-2018-1125)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/06/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/15/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

nginx before versions 1.15.6 and 1.14.1 has a vulnerability in the implementation of HTTP/2 that can allow for excessive memory consumption. This issue affects nginx compiled with the ngx_http_v2_module (not compiled by default) if the 'http2' option of the 'listen' directive is used in a configuration file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nginx

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nginx

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