Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 09:10:46 -0600 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: squid DoS in external auth header parser * [2009-08-04 12:13:29 +0200] Nico Golde wrote: >* Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> [2009-07-20 19:48]: >> I noticed this on Debian's bts  and also on upstream's bugzilla  >> but no CVE has been assigned (not sure if one has been requested or not, >> but I've not seen a request come through here). >> >> By the initial looks of things, it seems to be a fairly low severity >> issue and may not be easy to duplicate/trigger. The reporter didn't really >> provide much in the way of a reproducer or relevant configs (and the >> reference to zope auths makes me not even want to touch it). >> >> Has anyone taken a look at this or has a CVE been requested for it? > >CVE-2009-2622 >CVE-2009-2621 Are you sure? According to MITRE's descriptions, CVE-2009-2621 deals with a lack of enforcing "buffer limites and related bound checks", and CVE-2009-2622 deals with malformed requests. When I was looking, it didn't seem like either of these were the issue noted in the Debian bug. Bug #2704 on the squid site is still UNCONFIRMED with no additional comments made to it, so I don't think this is fixed in the latest upstream release (and wouldn't fall under one of these CVE's). I don't think a CVE has been assigned to this issue, and I don't think it has been fixed. -- Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team
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