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Nginx: Excessive memory usage in HTTP/2 (CVE-2018-16843)

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Nginx: Excessive memory usage in HTTP/2 (CVE-2018-16843)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/07/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/07/2018
Modified
12/13/2018

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)

  • nginx-nginx-upgrade-1_14_1
  • nginx-nginx-upgrade-1_15_6

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