Positive Research has reported a vulnerability in nginx, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing HTTP requests for resources defined via the "location" directive and can be exploited to access restricted resources via specially crafted HTTP requests containing NTFS extended attributes.
The vulnerability is reported in Windows versions prior to 1.2.1.
Solution: Update to version 1.2.1.
Provided and/or discovered by: Vladimir Kochetkov, Positive Research.
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