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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 1:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201209-08 ] SquidClamav: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: SquidClamav: Denial of Service (GLSA 201209-08)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 24, 2012
Bug(s): #428778
ID: 201209-08

Synopsis

A vulnerability in SquidClamav may result in Denial of Service.

Background

SquidClamav is a HTTP anti-virus for Squid based on ClamAV and ICAP.

Affected Packages

Package: net-proxy/squidclamav
Vulnerable: < 6.8
Unaffected: >= 6.8
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

SquidClamav does not properly escape URLs before passing them to the
system command call.


Impact

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted URL to SquidClamav,
possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All SquidClamav users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-proxy/squidclamav-6.8"
   


References

CVE-2012-3501
SquidClamav News
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