[SA14091] Squid Oversized Reply Header Handling Security Issue

2005-02-02T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:7731
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-02-02T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: Squid Oversized Reply Header Handling Security Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA14091

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/14091/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: Unknown

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Squid 2.x http://secunia.com/product/310/

DESCRIPTION: A security issue with an unknown impact has been reported in Squid.

The problem is caused due to a HTTP protocol mismatch when handling oversized reply headers.

SOLUTION: Apply patch for 2.5.STABLE7: http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.5/bugs/squid-2.5.STABLE7-oversize_reply_headers.patch

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.5/bugs/#squid-2.5.STABLE7-oversize_reply_headers


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