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CVE-2007-0248 Detail

Description

The aclMatchExternal function in Squid before 2.6.STABLE7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by causing an external_acl queue overload, which triggers an infinite loop.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/16/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/26/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. This issue did not affect the versions of Squid as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-22.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:026
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_12_squid.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22203
http://www.squid-cache.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=1848
http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.6/squid-2.6.STABLE7-RELEASENOTES.html#s12
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-414-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0199
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31525

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:squid:squid:2.6.stable6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0248
NVD Published Date:
01/16/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017