A vulnerability has been found in Tinyproxy, allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||net-proxy/tinyproxy on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.8.3-r3|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.8.3-r3|
Tinyproxy is a light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems.
A vulnerability has been discovered in the way how Tinyproxy works with headers.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request with too many headers, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Tinyproxy users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-proxy/tinyproxy-1.8.3-r3"
December 23, 2013
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