CVE-2011-4315

NameCVE-2011-4315
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in compression-pointer processing in core/ngx_resolver.c in nginx before 1.0.10 allows remote resolvers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long response.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nginx (PTS)wheezy1.2.1-2.2+wheezy4fixed
wheezy (security)1.2.1-2.2+wheezy4+deb7u1fixed
jessie1.6.2-5+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)1.6.2-5+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.10.3-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.13.6-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nginxsource(unstable)1.1.8-1low
nginxsourcesqueeze0.7.67-3+squeeze1medium

Notes

[lenny] - nginx <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://trac.nginx.org/nginx/changeset/4268/nginx

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