[USN-4235-2] nginx vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Jan 15 18:56:30 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4235-2
January 15, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
nginx could be made to expose sensitive information over the
- nginx: small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server
USN-4235-1 fixed a vulnerability in nginx. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Bert JW Regeer and Francisco Oca Gonzalez discovered that nginx incorrectly
handled certain error_page configurations. A remote attacker could possibly
use this issue to perform HTTP request smuggling attacks and access
resources contrary to expectations.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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