A vulnerability in the HTTP/2 implementation of Nginx could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system.
The vulnerability is due to an unspecified condition in the affected software that could lead to excessive CPU usage. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a request that submits malicious input to an affected system. A successful exploit could result in a DoS condition.
nginx.org has confirmed the vulnerability and released software updates.
Security Impact Rating: Medium