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USN-2351-1: nginx vulnerability

22 September 2014

nginx could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.



  • nginx - small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server


Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and Karthikeyan Bhargavan discovered that nginx
incorrectly reused cached SSL sessions. An attacker could possibly use this
issue in certain configurations to obtain access to information from a
different virtual host.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.