A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way internal DNS name lookup module of Squid, a proxy caching server, used to perform DNS lookup for overly long DNS names. A trusted Squid client or client script, able to generate HTTP requests, could use this flaw to terminate the Squid service (denial of service).
This issue affects the versions of the squid package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17, 18, and 19. Please schedule an update.
Created squid tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 983663]
The CVE identifier of CVE-2013-4115 has been assigned to this issue:
squid-3.2.13-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
squid-3.2.13-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
A buffer overflow flaw was found in Squid's DNS lookup module. A remote attacker able to send HTTP requests to the Squid proxy could use this flaw to crash Squid.
This issue has been addressed in following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Via RHSA-2014:1148 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1148.html