ALAS-2014-421


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2014-421
Advisory Release Date: 2014-10-01 18:52 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2014-3616 

Issue Overview:

A virtual host confusion issue was found in nginx, allowing HTTPS connections for one origin to be redirected to the virtual host of a different origin. This leads to a variety of issues, such as cookie theft and session hijacking. It could be triggered from a cross-site scripting flaw, tricking a user into visiting a malicious URL, and so on.


Affected Packages:

nginx


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

New Packages:
i686:
    nginx-1.6.2-1.22.amzn1.i686
    nginx-debuginfo-1.6.2-1.22.amzn1.i686

src:
    nginx-1.6.2-1.22.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    nginx-1.6.2-1.22.amzn1.x86_64
    nginx-debuginfo-1.6.2-1.22.amzn1.x86_64