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CVE-2016-1247

Published: 25 October 2016

The nginx package before 1.6.2-5+deb8u3 on Debian jessie, the nginx packages before 1.4.6-1ubuntu3.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, before 1.10.0-0ubuntu0.16.04.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and before 1.10.1-0ubuntu1.1 on Ubuntu 16.10, and the nginx ebuild before 1.10.2-r3 on Gentoo allow local users with access to the web server user account to gain root privileges via a symlink attack on the error log.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS never got the update for CVE-2013-0337 which
introduced this issue.
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
nginx
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable
(1.1.19-1ubuntu0.8)
trusty
Released (1.4.6-1ubuntu3.6)
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (1.10.0-0ubuntu0.16.04.3)
yakkety
Released (1.10.1-0ubuntu1.1)