|Bugzilla:||887962: CVE-2012-5643 squid: cachemgr.cgi memory usage DoS and memory leaks|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Multiple memory leaks in tools/cachemgr.cc in cachemgr.cgi in Squid 2.x and 3.x before 3.1.22, 3.2.x before 3.2.4, and 3.3.x before 126.96.36.199 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via (1) invalid Content-Length headers, (2) long POST requests, or (3) crafted authentication credentials.
This issue affects the version of squid shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 via RHSA-2013:0505. A future update may address this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (squid)||RHSA-2013:0505||February 20, 2013|
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