Debian: DSA-3473-1: nginx security update

    Date 11 Feb 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the resolver in nginx, a small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server, leading to denial of service or, potentially, to arbitrary code execution. These only affect nginx if the "resolver" directive is used in a configuration file.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3473-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    February 11, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : nginx
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-0742 CVE-2016-0746 CVE-2016-0747
    Debian Bug     : 812806
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the resolver in nginx, a
    small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server, leading to denial of service
    or, potentially, to arbitrary code execution. These only affect nginx if
    the "resolver" directive is used in a configuration file.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
    in version 1.2.1-2.2+wheezy4.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.6.2-5+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 1.9.10-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.9.10-1.
    
    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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