Bug 1880349 (CVE-2020-25219) - CVE-2020-25219 libproxy: uncontrolled recursion via an infinite stream response leading to stack exhaustion
Summary: CVE-2020-25219 libproxy: uncontrolled recursion via an infinite stream respon...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2020-25219
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1880350
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-09-18 10:38 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2020-09-21 17:18 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in libproxy in versions 0.4 through 0.4.15. A remote HTTP server can trigger an uncontrolled recursion via a response composed of an infinite stream that lacks a newline character leading to a stack exhaustion. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
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Description Marian Rehak 2020-09-18 10:38:30 UTC
url::recvline in url.cpp in libproxy 0.4.x through 0.4.15 allows a remote HTTP server to trigger uncontrolled recursion via a response composed of an infinite stream that lacks a newline character. This leads to stack exhaustion.

Upstream Reference:

https://github.com/libproxy/libproxy/issues/134

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2020-09-18 10:38:57 UTC
Created libproxy tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1880350]


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