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  Post #1 (permalink)   05-02-2013, 12:20 PM
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As posted on our blog (with patches) I am curious as to what everyone thinks about this exploit. It technically has once again been dismissed by nginx due to not having a PoC to go along with it. Now we went ahead and patched the exploit non the less.

In the hosting industry a lot of people make use of nginx, but from what a friend told me who originally discovered this over a year ago and was dismissed by nginx dev team, you could carefully pass a command killall to nginx and it will kill itself for example.

So I am curious as to how everyone else see this exploit? A threat or just something not to worry about right now?
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  Post #2 (permalink)   05-02-2013, 03:05 PM
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If you found it and patched it, wouldn't it be easy for you to submit PoC to the nginX team ?
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They recently released an advisory note:

http://mailman.nginx.org/pipermail/n...13/000112.html
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