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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   nginx Vendors:
nginx SPDY Implementation Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030150
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0088   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 24 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.5.10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in nginx. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a flaw in the SPDY implementation and corrupt worker process memory, potentially executing arbitrary code on the target system.

Only version 1.5.10 running on 32-bit platforms when compiled with the ngx_http_spdy_module module and configured with the 'spdy' option of the 'listen' directive is affected.

Lucas Molas, researcher at Programa STIC, Fundacion and Dr. Manuel Sadosky, Buenos Aires, Argentina reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.5.11) [in March 2014].

A patch is also available at:

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   None.

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