Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2011 14:10:21 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Juliusz Chroboczek <jch@....jussieu.fr> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Polipo -- Assertion failure by processing certain HTTP POST / PUT requests Please use CVE-2011-3596 Thanks. -- JB ----- Original Message ----- > 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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