Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3592-1 nginx -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 Jun 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-4450.
- More information:
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.