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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0478

Squid 2.7 to 2.7.STABLE5, 3.0 to 3.0.STABLE12, and 3.1 to allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via an HTTP request with an invalid version number, which triggers a reachable assertion in (1) HttpMsg.c and (2) HttpStatusLine.c.
Publish Date : 2009-02-08 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of Squid as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-0478 unix
DSA-1732 squid3 -- denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8198 unix
DSA-1732-1 squid3 - denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17985 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0478

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Squid Squid 2.7.stable4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Squid Squid 2.7.stable3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Squid Squid 2.7.stable2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Squid Squid 2.7.stable5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Squid Squid 2.7.stable1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Squid Squid 3.0.stable6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Squid Squid 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Squid Squid * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Squid Squid * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Squid Squid * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Squid Squid * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Squid Squid 22

- References For CVE-2009-0478
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:005
BID 33604 Squid Web Proxy Cache HTTP Version Number Parsing Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-26
GENTOO GLSA-200903-38
BUGTRAQ 20090204 Squid Proxy Cache Denial of Service in request handling

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0478

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