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CVE Request -- SQUID-2012:1 / Squid: DoS (excessive resource consumption) via invalid Content-Length headers or via memory leaks
From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov () redhat com>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:27:36 -0500 (EST)

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


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