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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 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

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
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 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:005 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200903-38 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:034 External Source BUGTRAQ 20090204 Squid Proxy Cache Denial of Service in request handling Exploit; Patch External Source BID 33604 External Source SECTRACK 1021684 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source EXPLOIT-DB 8021

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