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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-0742

The resolver in nginx before 1.8.1 and 1.9.x before 1.9.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and worker process crash) via a crafted UDP DNS response.
Publish Date : 2016-02-15 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-0742

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Nginx Nginx 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Nginx Nginx 1.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Nginx Nginx 1.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Nginx Nginx 1.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Nginx Nginx 1.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Nginx Nginx 1.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Nginx Nginx 1.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Nginx Nginx 1.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Nginx Nginx 1.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Nginx Nginx 1.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Nginx Nginx 1.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 2
Debian Debian Linux 2
Nginx Nginx 11
Opensuse Leap 1

- References For CVE-2016-0742 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1425
SECTRACK 1034869
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0371
MLIST [nginx] 20160126 nginx security advisory (CVE-2016-0742, CVE-2016-0746, CVE-2016-0747)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-0742

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