Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 05:50:22 +0000 From: Ben Hawkes <hawkes@...a.gen.nz> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE Request: nginx resolver heap overflow Hi, The nginx team have released stable version 1.0.10, which includes a fix for a heap overflow bug in the custom DNS resolver: http://trac.nginx.org/nginx/changeset/4268/nginx The resolver is most commonly used with the proxy and fastcgi modules, which are not enabled by default. In order to trigger this condition an attacker would need to be in control of an upstream resolver host, or be in a position to brute-force the weakly generated 16-bit transaction identifier. Thanks, Ben Hawkes
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