ALAS-2013-189


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2013-189
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-15 23:31 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2013-2070 

Issue Overview:

http/modules/ngx_http_proxy_module.c in nginx 1.1.4 through 1.2.8 and 1.3.0 through 1.4.0, when proxy_pass is used with untrusted HTTP servers, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and obtain sensitive information from worker process memory via a crafted proxy response, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2013-2028 .


Affected Packages:

nginx


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

New Packages:
i686:
    nginx-debuginfo-1.2.9-1.11.amzn1.i686
    nginx-1.2.9-1.11.amzn1.i686

src:
    nginx-1.2.9-1.11.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    nginx-1.2.9-1.11.amzn1.x86_64
    nginx-debuginfo-1.2.9-1.11.amzn1.x86_64