openSUSE Security Update : tinyproxy (openSUSE-SU-2013:1201-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Tinyproxy allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU
and memory consumption) via (1) a large number of headers or (2) a
large number of forged headers that trigger hash collisions
predictably. bucket.

This update fixes this by limiting headers and improving the hash
keying.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-07/msg00056.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=776506

Solution :

Update the affected tinyproxy packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75087 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3505

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