Security Bulletin: Aspera Applications are affected by a Nginx vulnerability

Title Security Bulletin: Aspera Applications are affected by a Nginx vulnerability

Summary Aspera Applications has addressed the following vulnerability: Nginx could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information caused by an integer overflow in nginx range filter mode.

 

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-7529
DESCRIPTION: Nginx could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an integer overflow in nginx range filter module. By sending specially-crafted requet, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128674 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Aspera Applications Affected Versions
Shares 1.9.10 and prior
Proxy 1.4.1 and prior
Files 0.0.0

 

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF Remediation / First Fix
Shares 1.9.11 or higher http://downloads.asperasoft.com/en/downloads/34
Proxy 1.4.2 or higher ETA - 1/15/2018
Files 0.0.0 Fixed as of 9/7/2017

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

To mitigate the issue in an affected version, add the following setting in the nginx configuration file. Reference http://mailman.nginx.org/pipermail/nginx-announce/2017/000200.html for more information.

max_ranges 1;


References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide

On-line Calculator v2

 

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

 

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal 
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

 

 

Change History

29 September 2017: Original version published

 

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

 

Disclaimer

 

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

 

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