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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2009-2855
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 01:34:40
Published 18 Aug 2009 05:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2009-2855

Summary

The strListGetItem function in src/HttpHeaderTools.c in Squid 2.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted auth header with certain comma delimiters that trigger an infinite loop of calls to the strcspn function.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Squid-cache Squid 2.7


References

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=518182

XF - squid-strlistgetitem-dos(52610)

MISC - http://www.squid-cache.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=2704

CONFIRM - http://www.squid-cache.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=2541

SECTRACK - 1022757

BID - 36091

MLIST - [oss-security] 20090804 Re: squid DoS in external auth header parser

MLIST - [oss-security] 20090803 Re: squid DoS in external auth header parser

MLIST - [oss-security] 20090720 squid DoS in external auth header parser

MISC - http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?msg=31;filename=diff;att=1;bug=534982

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=534982

Related Patches

Red Hat 2010:0221-04 RHSA Low: squid security and bug fix update for RHEL 5 x86

Novell SUSE 2010:6930 squid security update for SLE 10 SP2 i586

Novell SUSE 2010:6931 squid security update for SLE 10 SP3 i586


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:51:03