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USN-5722-1: nginx vulnerabilities

15 November 2022

Several security issues were fixed in nginx.



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


It was discovered that nginx incorrectly handled certain memory operations in
the ngx_http_mp4_module module. A local attacker could possibly use this issue
with a specially crafted mp4 file to cause nginx to crash, stop responding, or
access arbitrary memory. (CVE-2022-41741, CVE-2022-41742)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.10
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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