Executive Summary

NameCVE-2012-1180First vendor Publication2012-04-17
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2017-08-28

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Use-after-free vulnerability in nginx before 1.0.14 and 1.1.x before 1.1.17 allows remote HTTP servers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted backend response, in conjunction with a client request.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1180

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-399Resource Management Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15289
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15289
Title: DSA-2434-1 nginx -- sensitive information leak
Description: Matthew Daley discovered a memory disclosure vulnerability in nginx. In previous versions of this web server, an attacker can receive the content of previously freed memory if an upstream server returned a specially crafted HTTP response, potentially exposing sensitive information.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-2434-1
Version: 5
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 6.0
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 6.0
Product(s): nginx
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


OpenVAS Exploits

2012-08-30Name : Fedora Update for nginx FEDORA-2012-3846
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3846_nginx_fc17.nasl
2012-08-03Name : Mandriva Update for nginx MDVSA-2012:043 (nginx)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2012_043.nasl
2012-05-04Name : Fedora Update for nginx FEDORA-2012-6371
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_6371_nginx_fc15.nasl
2012-05-04Name : Fedora Update for nginx FEDORA-2012-6411
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_6411_nginx_fc16.nasl
2012-04-30Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 201203-22 (nginx)
File : nvt/glsa_201203_22.nasl
2012-04-30Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2434-1 (nginx)
File : nvt/deb_2434_1.nasl
2012-04-17Name : nginx 'ngx_cpystrn()' Information Disclosure Vulnerability
File : nvt/gb_nginx_52578.nasl
2012-04-02Name : Fedora Update for nginx FEDORA-2012-3991
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3991_nginx_fc16.nasl
2012-04-02Name : Fedora Update for nginx FEDORA-2012-4006
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_4006_nginx_fc15.nasl

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2012-209.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-04Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2012-63.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-06-21Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201203-22.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-12Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2012-3846.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-02Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2012-3991.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-02Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2012-4006.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-03-29Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2012-043.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-03-21Name : The web server on the remote host is affected by a memory disclosure vulnerab...
File : nginx_1_0_14.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-03-20Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2434.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52578
BUGTRAQ http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2012/Mar/65
CONFIRM http://nginx.org/download/patch.2012.memory.txt
FEDORA http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-April/077966.html
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201203-22.xml
MISC https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=803856
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/15/5
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026827
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/74191

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2016-04-26 21:37:10
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2014-06-14 13:32:34
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2014-02-17 11:08:50
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2013-05-10 22:35:11
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