CVE-2016-4450

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-05-31
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1341462: CVE-2016-4450 nginx: NULL pointer dereference while writing client request body
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the nginx code responsible for saving client request body to a temporary file. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request that would cause nginx worker process to crash.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
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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