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Debian: Security update for Tinyproxy

gpernot discovered that Tinyproxy, a HTTP proxy, is vulnerable to a denial of service by remote attackers by sending crafted request headers. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2564-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
October 23, 2012                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : tinyproxy
Vulnerability  : denial of service
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-3505
Debian Bug     : 685281

gpernot discovered that Tinyproxy, a HTTP proxy, is vulnerable to a
denial of service by remote attackers by sending crafted request
headers.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8.2-1squeeze3.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8.3-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8.3-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your tinyproxy packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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