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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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