CVE-2016-1983

NameCVE-2016-1983
DescriptionThe client_host function in parsers.c in Privoxy before 3.0.24 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid read and crash) via an empty HTTP Host header.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-398-1, DSA-3460-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
privoxy (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)3.0.19-2+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.0.21-7+deb8u1fixed
buster, sid, stretch3.0.26-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
privoxysource(unstable)3.0.24-1medium
privoxysourcejessie3.0.21-7+deb8u1mediumDSA-3460-1
privoxysourcesqueeze3.0.16-1+deb6u2mediumDLA-398-1
privoxysourcewheezy3.0.19-2+deb7u3mediumDSA-3460-1

Notes

http://ijbswa.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/ijbswa/current/parsers.c?r1=1.302&r2=1.303
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/21/4

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