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Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2011 14:10:21 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: Juliusz Chroboczek <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Polipo -- Assertion failure by processing certain HTTP POST / PUT requests

Please use CVE-2011-3596



----- 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:
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> Could you allocate a CVE id for this?
> Thank you && Regards, Jan.
> --
> Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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