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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   nginx Vendors:   nginx.org
nginx Range Filter Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039238
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039238
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-7529   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 29 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.5.6 - 1.13.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in nginx. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted request to trigger an integer overflow and incorrect range processing in the nginx range filter to obtain potentially sensitive information from the cache on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.12.1, 1.13.3).

A vendor patch is also available at:

http://nginx.org/download/patch.2017.ranges.txt

The vendor advisory is available at:

http://mailman.nginx.org/pipermail/nginx-announce/2017/000200.html

Vendor URL:  nginx.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 29 2017 (Red Hat Issues Fix) nginx Range Filter Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
Red Hat has issued a fix for rh-nginx110-nginx for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 6.7, 7, and 7.3.



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