Allele Security Alert
Excessive CPU usage
nginx 1.9.5 – 1.15.5
nginx 1.15.6, 1.14.1
Proof of concept
One security issue was identified in nginx HTTP/2 implementation, which might cause excessive CPU usage.
The issue affect nginx compiled with the ngx_http_v2_module (not compiled by default) if the “http2” option of the “listen” directive is used in a configuration file.
Gal Goldshtein (F5 Networks)
[nginx-announce] nginx security advisory (CVE-2018-16843, CVE-2018-16844)
nginx security advisories
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Last modified: February 6, 2019