ALAS-2011-030


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2011-30
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-14 15:08 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2011-4315 

Issue Overview:

Heap-based buffer overflow in compression-pointer processing in core/ngx_resolver.c in nginx before 1.0.10 allows remote resolvers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long response.


Affected Packages:

nginx


Issue Correction:
Run yum update nginx to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    nginx-debuginfo-0.8.54-1.4.amzn1.i686
    nginx-0.8.54-1.4.amzn1.i686

src:
    nginx-0.8.54-1.4.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    nginx-debuginfo-0.8.54-1.4.amzn1.x86_64
    nginx-0.8.54-1.4.amzn1.x86_64