Bug 1928746 (CVE-2021-20215)

Summary: CVE-2021-20215 privoxy: memory leaks in the show-status CGI handler when memory allocations fail
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: msiddiqu
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: cheese, gwync, karsten
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Fixed In Version: Privoxy 3.0.29 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Memory leaks in the show-status CGI handler when memory allocations fail can lead to a system crash.
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Last Closed: 2021-02-15 16:10:00 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1928747, 1928748    
Bug Blocks: 1928905    

Description msiddiqu 2021-02-15 13:23:59 UTC

Memory leaks in the show-status CGI handler when memory allocations fail

Upstream Patch:

https://www.privoxy.org/gitweb/?p=privoxy.git;a=commit;h=064eac5fd0
https://www.privoxy.org/gitweb/?p=privoxy.git;a=commit;h=fdee85c0bf3


External References:

https://www.privoxy.org/3.0.29/user-manual/whatsnew.html

Comment 1 msiddiqu 2021-02-15 13:24:22 UTC
Created privoxy tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1928748]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1928747]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-02-15 16:10:00 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.