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<glsa id="200809-11">
<title>HAVP: Denial of Service</title>
A Denial of Service vulnerability has been reported in HAVP.
<product type="ebuild">havp</product>
<announced>September 21, 2008</announced>
<revised>September 21, 2008: 01</revised>
<package name="net-proxy/havp" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.89</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.89</vulnerable>
HAVP is a HTTP AntiVirus Proxy.
Peter Warasin reported an infinite loop in sockethandler.cpp when
connecting to a non-responsive HTTP server.
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could send requests to unavailable servers, resulting
in a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All HAVP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-proxy/havp-0.89&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-3688</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 18 Sep 2008 21:30:12 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 18 Sep 2008 21:30:30 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 19 Sep 2008 11:28:47 +0000">