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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Tinyproxy Vendors:   Young, Steve / Kaes, Robert James
Tinyproxy Hashmap Collision Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027412
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-3505   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 20 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.8.3 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Tinyproxy. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted request with a large number of headers to consume excessive system resources on the target system.

gpernot reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive system resources on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has proposed a patch.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Randomization error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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