Public Date:
630444: CVE-2010-3072 Squid: Denial of service due internal error in string handling (SQUID-2010:3)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The string-comparison functions in String.cci in Squid 3.x before 3.1.8 and 3.2.x before allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a crafted request.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3072 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect the version of Squid as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5. It was corrected in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 via RHSA-2011:0545.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.3
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (squid) RHSA-2011:0545 2011-05-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 squid Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 squid Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 squid Not affected


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