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.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
nginx
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1.10.0-0ubuntu0.16.04.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.4.6-1ubuntu3.6)