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[DSA145] DSA-145-1 tinyproxy Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The authors of tinyproxy, a lightweight HTTP proxy, discovered a bug
in the handling of some invalid proxy requests. Under some
circumstances, an invalid request may result in allocated memory
being freed twice. This can potentially result in the execution of
This problem has been fixed in version 1.4.3-2woody2 for the current
stable distribution (woody) and in version 1.4.3-3 for the unstable
distribution (sid). The old stable distribution (potato) is not
affected by this problem.
We recommend that you upgrade your tinyproxy package immediately.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-145
Threat Level: High
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