89304 : c-icap Server request.c parse_request() Function Remote DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2013-01-15

Description

c-icap Server contains a flaw in the parse_request() function of request.c that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when the buffer fails to contain a ' ' or '?' symbol, which will cause the end pointer to increase and surpass allocated memory. With a specially crafted request (e.g. via the OPTIONS method), a remote attacker can cause a loss of availability for the program.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or vendor upgrades to correct this issue. However, Petr Berestov has released an unofficial patch to address this vulnerability.

As with all third-party solutions, ensure they come from a reliable source and are permitted under your company's security policy.

Products

Tsantilas Christos
c-icap
0.2.4
0.2.5

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