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HAVP: Denial of Service



HAVP: Denial of Service
HAVP: Denial of Service



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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200809-11
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http://security.gentoo.org/ 
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    Severity: Normal
       Title: HAVP: Denial of Service
        Date: September 21, 2008
        Bugs: #234715
          ID: 200809-11

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Synopsis
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A Denial of Service vulnerability has been reported in HAVP.

Background
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HAVP is a HTTP AntiVirus Proxy.

Affected packages
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       Package         /  Vulnerable  /                       Unaffected
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    1  net-proxy/havp       < 0.89                               >= 0.89

Description
==========
Peter Warasin reported an infinite loop in sockethandler.cpp when
connecting to a non-responsive HTTP server.

Impact
=====
A remote attacker could send requests to unavailable servers, resulting
in a Denial of Service.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All HAVP users should upgrade to the latest version:

      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-proxy/havp-0.89"

References
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    [ 1 ] CVE-2008-3688
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3688 

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200809-11.xml 

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at 
http://bugs.gentoo.org. 

License
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Copyright 2008 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 



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