Squid 3.0 through 3.0.STABLE16 and 3.1 through 3.1.0.11 does not properly enforce "buffer limits and related bound checks," which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via (1) an incomplete request or (2) a request with a large header size, related to (a) HttpMsg.cc and (b) client_side.cc.
Published 2009-07-28 17:30:01
Updated 2009-08-12 05:30:33
Source CERT/CC
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-2621

9.52%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-2621

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-2621

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2009-2621

  • Red Hat 2009-08-06
    Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of squid as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

Products affected by CVE-2009-2621

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