Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 08:37:13 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request: nginx resolver heap overflow On 11/16/2011 10:50 PM, Ben Hawkes wrote: > 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 Do you need a CVE # for this issue? -- -Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team
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