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USN-5109-1: nginx vulnerability

18 October 2021

A security issue was fixed in nginx.

Releases

Packages

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

Details

It was discovered that nginx incorrectly handled files with
certain modification dates. A remote attacker could possibly
use this issue to cause a denial of service or other unspecified
impact.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

References