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Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2021 10:23:46 +0100
From: Fabian Keil <>
Subject: Multiple DoS issues fixed in Privoxy 3.0.32 stable

               Announcing Privoxy 3.0.32 stable

Privoxy 3.0.32 fixes multiple DoS issues and a couple of other bugs.
The issues also affect earlier Privoxy releases.

ChangeLog for Privoxy 3.0.32
- Security/Reliability:
  - ssplit(): Remove an assertion that could be triggered with a
    crafted CGI request.
    Commit 2256d7b4d67. OVE-20210203-0001.
    Reported by: Joshua Rogers (Opera)
  - cgi_send_banner(): Overrule invalid image types. Prevents a
    crash with a crafted CGI request if Privoxy is toggled off.
    Commit e711c505c48. OVE-20210206-0001.
    Reported by: Joshua Rogers (Opera)
  - socks5_connect(): Don't try to send credentials when none are
    configured. Fixes a crash due to a NULL-pointer dereference
    when the socks server misbehaves.
    Commit 85817cc55b9. OVE-20210207-0001.
    Reported by: Joshua Rogers (Opera)
  - chunked_body_is_complete(): Prevent an invalid read of size two.
    Commit a912ba7bc9c. OVE-20210205-0001.
    Reported by: Joshua Rogers (Opera)
  - Obsolete pcre: Prevent invalid memory accesses with an invalid
    pattern passed to pcre_compile(). Note that the obsolete pcre code
    is scheduled to be removed before the 3.0.33 release. There has been
    a warning since 2008 already.
    Commit 28512e5b624. OVE-20210222-0001.
    Reported by: Joshua Rogers (Opera)


About Privoxy:

Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for
enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling
access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk. Privoxy has a
flexible configuration and can be customized to suit individual needs and
tastes. It has application for both stand-alone systems and multi-user

Privoxy is Free Software and licensed under the GNU GPLv2.


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