CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published May 29, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2024-34161 is a cyber vulnerability that affects NGINX Plus and NGINX OSS when configured to use the HTTP/3 QUIC module. If the network infrastructure supports a Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) of 4096 or greater without fragmentation, undisclosed QUIC packets can cause NGINX worker processes to leak previously freed memory. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.3. The potential danger it poses to an organization is low confidentiality impact, with no integrity or availability impact. The recommended remediation is to update NGINX Plus or NGINX OSS to a fixed version that resolves the issue.


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