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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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