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<glsa id="201409-07">
<title>c-icap: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in c-icap could result in Denial of Service. </synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">c-icap,DoS</product>
<announced>September 19, 2014</announced>
<revised>September 19, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="net-proxy/c-icap" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.2.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.2.6</vulnerable>
<p>c-icap is an implementation of an ICAP server. It can be used with HTTP
proxies that support the ICAP protocol to implement content adaptation
and filtering services.
<p>c-icap contains a flaw in the parse_request() function of request.c that
may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when the
buffer fails to contain a ‘ ‘ or ‘?’ symbol, which will cause the
end pointer to increase and surpass allocated memory. With a specially
crafted request (e.g. via the OPTIONS method), a remote attacker can
cause a loss of availability for the program.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker may cause a Denial of Service condition.</p>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All c-icap users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-proxy/c-icap-0.2.6"
<uri link="">CVE-2013-7401</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-7402</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:33:11 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:54:16 +0000">K_F</metadata>