CVE-2016-2569

Published: 27 February 2016

Squid 3.x before 3.5.15 and 4.x before 4.0.7 does not properly append data to String objects, which allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via a long string, as demonstrated by a crafted HTTP Vary header.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
squid3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5.15, 4.0.7)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (3.5.12-1ubuntu7.5)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
Patches:
Upstream: http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.5/changesets/squid-3.5-13991.patch

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
needs substantial backporting
introduced a regression in Debian:
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=816601
There are no current plans to fix this CVE in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

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Bugs