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Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:36:00 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- SQUID-2012:1 / Squid:  DoS (excessive
 resource consumption) via invalid Content-Length headers or via memory leaks

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On 12/17/2012 10:27 AM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors,
> 
> A denial of service flaw was found in the way the CGI Cache Manager
> of the Squid proxy caching server processed certain requests. A
> remote attacker could this this flaw to cause the squid service to
> consume excessive amount of resources.
> 
> References: [1]
> http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2012_1.txt [2]
> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=447596 [3]
> https://secunia.com/advisories/51545/ [4]
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=887962
> 
> Upstream patches: [5]
> http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.1/changesets/squid-3.1-10479.patch
>
> 
(against the 3.1 branch)
> [6]
> http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.2/changesets/squid-3.2-11714.patch
>
> 
(against the 3.2 branch)
> 
> Could you allocate a CVE id for this?
> 
> Thank you && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat
> Security Response Team
> 

Please use CVE-2012-5643 for this issue.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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