nginx: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201606-06

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in nginx, the worst of which may allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

www-servers/nginx on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.10.1
Unaffected versions >= 1.10.1

Background

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in nginx. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via a crafted packet.

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-1.10.1"
 

References

Release Date
June 17, 2016

Latest Revision
June 17, 2016: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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