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CVE-2016-0742 Detail

Description

The resolver in nginx before 1.8.1 and 1.9.x before 1.9.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and worker process crash) via a crafted UDP DNS response.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/15/2016

Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Low

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00042.html
http://mailman.nginx.org/pipermail/nginx/2016-January/049700.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3473
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034869
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2892-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1425
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa115
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1302587
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-06

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.8.0
 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:1.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:1.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:1.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:1.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:1.9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:1.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:1.9.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:1.9.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:1.9.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nginx:nginx:1.9.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0742
NVD Published Date:
02/15/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018