Fedora 18 : privoxy-3.0.21-1.fc18 (2013-3753)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65648
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionCommon Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-2503 to the following vulnerability :
Privoxy before 3.0.21 does not properly handle Proxy-Authenticate and Proxy-Authorization headers in the client-server data stream, which makes it easier for remote HTTP servers to spoof the intended proxy service via a 407 (aka Proxy Authentication Required) HTTP status code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected privoxy package.