CVE-2012-5643

NameCVE-2012-5643
DescriptionMultiple memory leaks in tools/cachemgr.cc in cachemgr.cgi in Squid 2.x and 3.x before 3.1.22, 3.2.x before 3.2.4, and 3.3.x before 3.3.0.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via (1) invalid Content-Length headers, (2) long POST requests, or (3) crafted authentication credentials.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2631-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs696187

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
squid (PTS)wheezy2.7.STABLE9-4.1+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2.7.STABLE9-4.1+deb7u2fixed
squid3 (PTS)wheezy3.1.20-2.2+deb7u4fixed
wheezy (security)3.1.20-2.2+deb7u6fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.4.8-6+deb8u3fixed
stretch, sid3.5.19-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
squidsource(unstable)2.7.STABLE9-2medium
squid3source(unstable)3.1.20-2.1medium696187
squid3sourcesqueeze3.1.6-1.2+squeeze3mediumDSA-2631-1

Notes

squid-cgi was removed in 2.7.STABLE9-2
possible regression, see #701123

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