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Secunia Security Advisory 51708

Secunia Security Advisory 51708
Posted Jan 4, 2013
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been reported in nginx, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 51708

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TITLE:
nginx Proxy Module Certificate Verification Security Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51708

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51708/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51708

RELEASE DATE:
2013-01-04

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51708/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51708/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51708

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been reported in nginx, which can be exploited
by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

The security issue is caused due to the application not properly
verifying the server SSL certificate while using proxy functionality.
This can be exploited to e.g. spoof the server via a MitM
(Man-in-the-Middle) attack and e.g. disclose potentially sensitive
information.

The security issue is reported in version 1.2.6. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
No official solution is currently available.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
waloeiii.myopenid.com and Daniel Kahn Gillmor

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://trac.nginx.org/nginx/ticket/13

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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