Debian: DSA-2434-1: nginx security update

    Date 19 Mar 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Matthew Daley discovered a memory disclosure vulnerability in nginx. In previous versions of this web server, an attacker can receive the content of previously freed memory if an upstream server returned a specially crafted HTTP response, potentially exposing sensitive information.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2434-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                             Luciano Bello
    March 19, 2012                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : nginx
    Vulnerability  : sensitive information leak
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1180
    Debian Bug     : 664137
    
    Matthew Daley discovered a memory disclosure vulnerability in nginx. In 
    previous versions of this web server, an attacker can receive the content of 
    previously freed memory if an upstream server returned a specially crafted HTTP 
    response, potentially exposing sensitive information.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.7.67-3+squeeze2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.1.17-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your nginx packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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