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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1247: NGINX: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1247: NGINX: Privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/29/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The nginx package before 1.6.2-5+deb8u3 on Debian jessie, the nginx packages before 1.4.6-1ubuntu3.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, before 1.10.0-0ubuntu0.16.04.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and before 1.10.1-0ubuntu1.1 on Ubuntu 16.10, and the nginx ebuild before 1.10.2-r3 on Gentoo allow local users with access to the web server user account to gain root privileges via a symlink attack on the error log.

Solution(s)

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

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