CVE Database

CVE-2011-3205

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-08-28
Bugzilla: 734583: CVE-2011-3205 squid: buffer overflow flaw in Squid's Gopher reply parser (SQUID-2011:3)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the gopherToHTML function in gopher.cc in the Gopher reply parser in Squid 3.0 before 3.0.STABLE26, 3.1 before 3.1.15, and 3.2 before 3.2.0.11 allows remote Gopher servers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and daemon restart) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long line in a response. NOTE: This issue exists because of a CVE-2005-0094 regression.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3205 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.4
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (squid) RHSA-2011:1293 September 14, 2011

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