Debian: DSA-3592-1: nginx security update

    Date01 Jun 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in the Nginx code responsible for saving client request bodies to a temporary file might result in denial of service: Malformed requests could crash worker processes.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3592-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    June 01, 2016                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : nginx
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-4450
    
    It was discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in the Nginx code 
    responsible for saving client request bodies to a temporary file might
    result in denial of service: Malformed requests could crash worker
    processes.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.2-5+deb8u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.10.1-1.
    
    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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