Mageia 2020-0231: nginx security update

    Date 27 May 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Nginx was updated due to the following vulnerabilities: ngx_http_special_response.c: With a certain error_page configuration, HTTP request smuggling is possible. Thus, an attacker may be able to read unauthorized web pages at times when NGINX is being fronted by a load balancer. (CVE-2019-20372).
    MGASA-2020-0231 - Updated nginx packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 27 May 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0231.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-20372
    
    Nginx was updated due to the following vulnerabilities:
    ngx_http_special_response.c: With a certain error_page configuration,
    HTTP request smuggling is possible. Thus, an attacker may be able to
    read unauthorized web pages at times when NGINX is being fronted by a
    load balancer. (CVE-2019-20372).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26086
    - https://usn.ubuntu.com/4235-1/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-20372
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/nginx-1.16.1-1.2.mga7
    

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