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Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 11:17:12 +0200
From: Tomas Hoger <thoger@...hat.com>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...re.org>
Cc: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: CVE id request: squid

Hi!

Squid developers recently updated their Squid security advisory
SQUID-2007_2 released few months back.  It was modified to list another
patch that fixes a problem introduced in previous patch.

An attacker can cause squid to hit assert in the child process, causing
it to exit.  This is a temporary DoS, breaking existing connections and
making squid unavailable for a while.  New child is spawned by squid
parent process.  Easy to perform if attacker has control over the
server, but I guess it may be possible in reverse proxy setups as well.

http://marc.info/?l=squid-announce&m=120614453813157&w=2
http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2007_2.txt
http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.6/changesets/11882.patch

-- 
Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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