nginx: Information disclosure — GLSA 201502-06

An SSL session fixation vulnerability in nginx may allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information.

Affected Packages

www-servers/nginx on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.7.6
Unaffected versions >= 1.7.6

Background

nginx is a robust, small, and high performance HTTP and reverse proxy server.

Description

An SSL session fixation vulnerability has been found in nginx when multiple servers use the same shared ssl_session_cache or ssl_session_ticket_key.

Impact

A remote attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All nginx users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/nginx-1.7.6"
 

References

Release Date
February 07, 2015

Latest Revision
February 07, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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