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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-0747: nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-0747: nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/15/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The resolver in nginx before 1.8.1 and 1.9.x before 1.9.10 does not properly limit CNAME resolution, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (worker process resource consumption) via vectors related to arbitrary name resolution.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-servers-nginx

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