Bug 812093 (CVE-2012-2089) - CVE-2012-2089 nginx: arbitrary code execution in mp4 pseudo-streaming module
Summary: CVE-2012-2089 nginx: arbitrary code execution in mp4 pseudo-streaming module
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2012-2089
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Hardware: All Linux
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 812095 812096
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Reported: 2012-04-12 18:14 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2015-07-31 06:49 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-01-23 13:36:04 UTC
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Description Vincent Danen 2012-04-12 18:14:37 UTC
A flaw was reported [1] in the nginx standard mp4 pseudo-streaming module.  A specially-crafted mp4 file could allow for the overwriting of memory locations in a worker process if ngx_http_mp4_module were used.  This could potentially result in arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the unprivileged nginx user.

This has been corrected in upstream 1.0.15 and 1.1.9 versions, and only affected versions newer than 1.1.3 and 1.0.7 when built with the ngx_http_mp4_module and had the "mp4" directive set in the configuration file.  A patch to correct this flaw is available as well [2].

[1] http://nginx.org/en/security_advisories.html
[2] http://nginx.org/download/patch.2012.mp4.txt

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2012-04-12 18:15:51 UTC
Created nginx tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 812095]
Affects: epel-all [bug 812096]

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-04-29 01:00:00 UTC
nginx-1.0.15-2.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-05-01 00:54:03 UTC
nginx-1.0.15-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-05-01 00:55:09 UTC
nginx-1.0.15-1.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-05-06 18:56:24 UTC
nginx-1.0.15-1.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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