Intrusion Prevention

Nginx.Encoded.Directory.Traversal.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a denial-of-service vulnerability in
nginx.
This vulnerability is caused by the vulnerable software's inability to properly handle encoded directory traversal attempts. It allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via certain encoded directory traversal sequences that trigger memory corruption.

Affected Products

nginx 0.8.36

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any patches supplied by the vendor for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2010-2266