Changes with nginx 1.5.7 19 Nov

*) Security: a character following an unescaped space in a request 

was handled incorrectly (CVE-2013-4547); the bug had appeared in
Thanks to Ivan Fratric of the Google Security Team.

*) Change: a logging level of auth_basic errors about no 

provided has been lowered from “error” to “info”.

*) Feature: the "proxy_cache_revalidate", 

“scgi_cache_revalidate”, and “uwsgi_cache_revalidate” directives.

*) Feature: the "ssl_session_ticket_key" directive.
   Thanks to Piotr S..

*) Bugfix: the directive "add_header Cache-Control ''" added a
   "Cache-Control" response header line with an empty value.

*) Bugfix: the "satisfy any" directive might return 403 error 

instead of
401 if auth_request and auth_basic directives were used.
Thanks to Jan Marc Hoffmann.

*) Bugfix: the "accept_filter" and "deferred" parameters of the 

directive were ignored for listen sockets created during binary
Thanks to Piotr S…

*) Bugfix: some data received from a backend with unbufferred proxy
   might not be sent to a client immediately if "gzip" or "gunzip"
   directives were used.
   Thanks to Yichun Z..

*) Bugfix: in error handling in ngx_http_gunzip_filter_module.

*) Bugfix: responses might hang if the ngx_http_spdy_module was used
   with the "auth_request" directive.

*) Bugfix: memory leak in nginx/Windows.

Maxim D.

Hello Nginx users,

Now available: Nginx 1.5.7 for Windows Nginx 1.5.7 for Windows – Kevin Worthington (32-bit
and 64-bit versions)

These versions are to support legacy users who are already using
Cygwin based builds of Nginx. Officially supported native Windows
binaries are at

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Thank you,

Kevin W.
kworthington @ (gmail] [dot} {com)

On 11/19/13, Maxim D. [email protected] wrote:

might not be sent to a client immediately if “gzip” or “gunzip”

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