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Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2010 18:21:18 +0200
From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
CC: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>,
        Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@...riknordstrom.net>
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:
   [1] http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2010_3.txt

   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):
   [2] http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.0/changesets/squid-3.0-9189.patch

   Upstream patch (against Squid v3.1):
   [3] http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.1/changesets/squid-3.1-10090.patch

   Credit:
   The vulnerability was discovered by Phil Oester.

   References:
   [4] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=630444

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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