CVE-2009-2855

NameCVE-2009-2855
DescriptionThe strListGetItem function in src/HttpHeaderTools.c in Squid 2.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted auth header with certain comma delimiters that trigger an infinite loop of calls to the strcspn function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1991-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs534982

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
squid (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.7.STABLE9-4.1+deb7u1fixed
squid3 (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy3.1.20-2.2+deb7u4fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.4.8-6+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid3.5.17-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
squidsource(unstable)2.7.STABLE7-1low534982
squidsourceetch2.6.5-6etch5mediumDSA-1991-1
squidsourcelenny2.7.STABLE3-4.1lenny1mediumDSA-1991-1
squid3source(unstable)3.0.STABLE19-1medium
squid3sourceetch3.0.PRE5-5+etch2mediumDSA-1991-1
squid3sourcelenny3.0.STABLE8-3+lenny3mediumDSA-1991-1

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