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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.117011
Category:Web Servers
Title:nginx Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2011-4968)
Summary:nginx is prone to an information disclosure vulnerability in; the http proxy module.
Description:Summary:
nginx is prone to an information disclosure vulnerability in
the http proxy module.

Vulnerability Insight:
nginx http proxy module does not verify peer identity of https
origin server which could facilitate man-in-the-middle attack (MITM).

Affected Software/OS:
nginx versions before 1.7.0.

Solution:
Update to version 1.7.0 and enable the 'proxy_ssl_verify'
option in the nginx configuration if the http proxy module is used.

CVSS Score:
5.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-4968
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/01/03/8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/57139
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-4968
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2011-4968
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2011-4968
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80952
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-4968
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