Public Date:
920421: CVE-2013-1839 Squid: strHdrAcptLangGetItem() infinite CPU loop

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The strHdrAcptLangGetItem function in in Squid 3.2.x before 3.2.9 and 3.3.x before 3.3.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a "," character in an Accept-Language header.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1839 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 squid Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 squid Not affected