Nginx 1.11.1 for Windows

Nginx 1.11.1 for Windows
A problem was identified in nginx code responsible for saving client request body to a temporary file. A specially crafted request might result in worker process crash due to a NULL pointer dereference while writing client request body to a temporary file (CVE-2016-4450).
The problem affects nginx 1.3.9 – 1.11.0.
The problem is fixed in nginx 1.11.1, 1.10.1.

Nginx 1.11.1 for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit builds) are now available for free download. As always, packages are built from the upstream mainline branch. Nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is a high performance web server, caching proxy and a Layer 7 load balancing solution. Millions of web sites on the Internet use and benefit from Nginx because of its extreme performance, scalability, reliability, flexibility, and security.

Note: these builds are built with older versions of OpenSSL and therefore SSL/TLS is NOT recommended for use. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Using http only is recommended.

On 2016-05-31, the mainline version of Nginx 1.11.1 was released at The upstream changelog is as follows:

Changes with nginx 1.11.1 — 31 May 2016

  • ) Security: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process while writing a specially crafted request body to a temporary file (CVE-2016-4450); the bug had appeared in 1.3.9.

Maxim Dounin

These Windows install files are provided to support legacy users who still use the Cygwin based builds. Before starting providing native Windows packages, these were the only way to run Nginx on Windows. Now, official native Windows builds are available and supported at Please use those if you are new to Nginx on Windows. Once again, they are fully supported and available for download at

Download Nginx 1.11.1 for Windows (32-bit & 64-bit versions) here.

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