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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131223
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0055
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0055
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0055

Vulnerability Insight:
This update fixes two denial-of-service vulnerabilities that have been discovered in privoxy 3.0.23: The remove_chunked_transfer_coding function in filters.c in Privoxy before 3.0.24 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid read and crash) via crafted chunk-encoded content. (CVE-2016-1982) The client_host function in parsers.c in Privoxy before 3.0.24 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid read and crash) via an empty HTTP Host header. (CVE-2016-1983)

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-1982
Debian Security Information: DSA-3460 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3460
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176475.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176492.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/21/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/22/3
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-1983
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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