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USN-4099-1: nginx vulnerabilities

15 August 2019

nginx could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

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Releases

Packages

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

Details

Jonathan Looney discovered that nginx incorrectly handled the HTTP/2
implementation. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to consume
resources, leading to a denial of service.

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Related notices

  • USN-6754-1: libnghttp2-14, nghttp2-client, libnghttp2-dev, libnghttp2-doc, nghttp2, nghttp2-proxy, nghttp2-server