Debian: DSA-3029-1: nginx security update

    Date20 Sep 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and Karthikeyan Bhargavan discovered that it was possible to reuse cached SSL sessions in unrelated contexts, allowing virtual host confusion attacks in some configurations by an attacker in a privileged network position.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3029-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 20, 2014                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : nginx
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3616
    Debian Bug     : 761940
    
    Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and Karthikeyan Bhargavan discovered that it was
    possible to reuse cached SSL sessions in unrelated contexts, allowing
    virtual host confusion attacks in some configurations by an attacker in
    a privileged network position.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.1-2.2+wheezy3.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.2-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.2-1.
    
    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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