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Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2010 18:21:18 +0200
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <>
CC: oss-security <>,
        Henrik Nordstrom <>
Subject: CVE Request -- Squid --  Denial of service due internal error in
 string handling (SQUID-2010:3)

Hello Steve, vendors,

   Squid upstream has announced SQUID-2010:3:

   addressing one denial of service issue:
   A denial of service flaw was found in the way Squid proxy caching
   server internally processed NULL buffers. A remote, trusted client
   could use this flaw to cause squid daemon crash (dereference NULL pointer)
   when processing specially-crafted request.

   ( Flaw description based on details from [1]. Henrik, please correct / complete
     me if something isn't appropriate and needs change. Thanks, Jan )

   Upstream patch (against Squid v3.0):

   Upstream patch (against Squid v3.1):

   The vulnerability was discovered by Phil Oester.


Steve, could you please allocate CVE id for this issue?

Thanks && Regards, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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