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|Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201406-20 ] nginx: Arbitrary code execution
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: nginx: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201406-20)
Date: June 22, 2014
A vulnerability has been found in nginx which may allow execution
of arbitrary code.
nginx is a robust, small, and high performance HTTP and reverse proxy
Vulnerable: < 1.4.7
Unaffected: >= 1.4.7
Architectures: All supported architectures
A bug in the SPDY implementation in nginx was found which might cause a
heap memory buffer overflow in a worker process by using a specially
crafted request. The SPDY implementation is not enabled in default
A remote attacker could cause execution of arbitrary code by using a
specially crafted request.
Disable the spdy module in NGINX_MODULES_HTTP.
All nginx users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/nginx-1.4.7"