CVE-2016-2569

NameCVE-2016-2569
DescriptionSquid 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs816011

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
squid (PTS)sid4.1-1fixed
squid3 (PTS)jessie, jessie (security)3.4.8-6+deb8u5vulnerable
stretch, stretch (security)3.5.23-5+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid3.5.27-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
squidsource(unstable)(not affected)
squid3source(unstable)3.5.15-1medium816011

Notes

[jessie] - squid3 <no-dsa> (Minor issue; needs substantial backporting; too intrusive to backport)
[wheezy] - squid3 <no-dsa> (Minor issue; needs substantial backporting; too intrusive to backport)
- squid <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2016_2.txt
http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.5/changesets/squid-3.5-13991.patch
http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.5/changesets/squid-3.5-13998.patch
http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.5/changesets/squid-3.5-13999.patch
http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v4/changesets/squid-4-14552.patch
Upstream confirmed it does not affect squid 2.7.x

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