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Nginx: Null pointer dereference vulnerability (CVE-2009-3896)

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Nginx: Null pointer dereference vulnerability (CVE-2009-3896)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/24/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/27/2014
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

src/http/ngx_http_parse.c in nginx (aka Engine X) 0.1.0 through 0.4.14, 0.5.x before 0.5.38, 0.6.x before 0.6.39, 0.7.x before 0.7.62, and 0.8.x before 0.8.14 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and worker process crash) via a long URI.

Solution(s)

  • nginx-nginx-upgrade-0_5_38
  • nginx-nginx-upgrade-0_6_39
  • nginx-nginx-upgrade-0_7_62
  • nginx-nginx-upgrade-0_8_14

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