Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 17:37:29 +0400 From: Andrew Alexeev <andrew@...nx.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE Request: nginx fix for malformed HTTP responses from upstream servers Hello, The nginx team has released stable version 1.0.14, and development version 1.1.17 of nginx web server, which include a fix for malformed HTTP responses from upstream servers: http://trac.nginx.org/nginx/changeset/4535/nginx http://trac.nginx.org/nginx/changeset/4531/nginx http://trac.nginx.org/nginx/changeset/4530/nginx http://nginx.org/en/security_advisories.html Without this fix contents of previously freed memory might be sent to a client if an upstream server returned specially crafted response, potentially resulting in sensitive information leak. Patch which can be applied to the earlier versions of nginx is here: http://nginx.org/download/patch.2012.memory.txt Thanks to Matthew Daley for spotting this one. -- Andrew Alexeev @nginxorg
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