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Nginx: Use-after-free during CNAME response processing in resolver (CVE-2016-0746)

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Nginx: Use-after-free during CNAME response processing in resolver (CVE-2016-0746)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/29/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/29/2016
Modified
11/18/2020

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the resolver in nginx 0.6.18 through 1.8.0 and 1.9.x before 1.9.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (worker process crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted DNS response related to CNAME response processing.

Solution(s)

  • nginx-nginx-upgrade-1_8_1
  • nginx-nginx-upgrade-1_9_10

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