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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4413 (1 public exploit)

The httpClientDiscardBody function in client.c in Polipo 0.9.8, 0.9.12, 1.0.4, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a request with a large Content-Length value, which triggers an integer overflow, a signed-to-unsigned conversion error with a negative value, and a segmentation fault.
Publish Date : 2009-12-24 Last Update Date : 2010-02-26
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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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2002 polipo -- denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7445 unix
DSA-2002-1 polipo -- denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13556 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-2009-4413

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pps.jussieu Polipo 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pps.jussieu Polipo 0.9.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Pps.jussieu Polipo 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pps.jussieu Polipo 3

- References For CVE-2009-4413
BID 37463 Polipo Multiple Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-02-19
MLIST [oss-security] 20091212 CVE request: polipo DoS via overly large "Content-Length" header
EXPLOIT-DB 10338 Polipo 1.0.4 - Remote Memory Corruption PoC (0day) Author:Jeremy Brown Release Date:2009-12-07 (linux) dos CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-4413

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