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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3460-1 (privoxy - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

It was discovered that privoxy, a web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities, contained invalid reads that could enable a remote attacker to crash the application, thus causing a Denial of Service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

privoxy on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.19-2+deb7u3. For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.21-7+deb8u1. For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.24-1. We recommend that you upgrade your privoxy packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)