CVE-2016-0746

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-01-26
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1302588: CVE-2016-0746 nginx: use-after-free during CNAME response processing in resolver
A use-after-free flaw was found in the way nginx resolved certain CNAME DNS records. An attacker able to manipulate DNS responses received by nginx could use this flaw to cause a worker process to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code if nginx enabled the resolver in its configuration.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-nginx18-nginx) RHSA-2016:1425 2016-07-14
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-nginx18-nginx) RHSA-2016:1425 2016-07-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux nginx16-nginx Will not fix

External References

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