Ubuntu 4235-2: nginx vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4235-2
January 15, 2020

nginx vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

nginx could be made to expose sensitive information over the
network.

Software Description:
- nginx: small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server

Details:

USN-4235-1 fixed a vulnerability in nginx. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 Bert JW Regeer and Francisco Oca Gonzalez discovered that nginx incorrectly
 handled certain error_page configurations. A remote attacker could possibly
 use this issue to perform HTTP request smuggling attacks and access
 resources contrary to expectations.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  nginx-common                    1.4.6-1ubuntu3.9+esm1
  nginx-core                      1.4.6-1ubuntu3.9+esm1
  nginx-extras                    1.4.6-1ubuntu3.9+esm1
  nginx-full                      1.4.6-1ubuntu3.9+esm1
  nginx-light                     1.4.6-1ubuntu3.9+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4235-2
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4235-1
  CVE-2019-20372

Ubuntu 4235-2: nginx vulnerability

January 15, 2020

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: nginx could be made to expose sensitive information over the network. Software Description: - nginx: small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server Details: USN-4235-1 fixed a vulnerability in nginx. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Bert JW Regeer and Francisco Oca Gonzalez discovered that nginx incorrectly handled certain error_page configurations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform HTTP request smuggling attacks and access resources contrary to expectations.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: nginx-common 1.4.6-1ubuntu3.9+esm1 nginx-core 1.4.6-1ubuntu3.9+esm1 nginx-extras 1.4.6-1ubuntu3.9+esm1 nginx-full 1.4.6-1ubuntu3.9+esm1 nginx-light 1.4.6-1ubuntu3.9+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4235-2

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4235-1

CVE-2019-20372

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4235-2

Package Information

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