Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2011 12:02:59 +0200 From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, Juliusz Chroboczek <jch@....jussieu.fr> CC: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE Request -- Polipo -- Assertion failure by processing certain HTTP POST / PUT requests Hello Josh, Steve, vendors, a denial of service flaw was found in the way Polipo, a lightweight caching web proxy, processed certain HTTP POST / PUT requests. If polipo was configured to allow remote client connections and particular host was allowed to connect to polipo server instance, a remote attacker could use this flaw to cause denial of service (polipo daemon abort due to assertion failure) via specially-crafted HTTP POST / PUT request. References:  http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Oct/10  https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=385307  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742891 Could you allocate a CVE id for this? Thank you && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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