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CVE-2009-0478 Detail

Current Description

Squid 2.7 to 2.7.STABLE5, 3.0 to 3.0.STABLE12, and 3.1 to 3.1.0.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via an HTTP request with an invalid version number, which triggers a reachable assertion in (1) HttpMsg.c and (2) HttpStatusLine.c.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/08/2009      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0478
Original release date:
02/08/2009
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/09/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of Squid as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00000.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:005
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-38.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200903-38
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:034 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:034
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/500653/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090204 Squid Proxy Cache Denial of Service in request handling
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33604 Exploit; Patch External Source BID 33604
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021684 External Source SECTRACK 1021684
http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2009_1.txt Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2009_1.txt
http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.7/changesets/12432.patch Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.7/changesets/12432.patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=484246 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=484246
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8021 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 8021

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