Vulnerability Note VU#940203
DansGuardian content filtering proxy fails to adequately validate user input thereby allowing user to access restricted site via hex encoded URLs
DansGuardian does not properly filter
DansGuardian is an HTTP proxy server based on Squid and enhanced to filter web content. DansGuardian does not properly process URLs that contain certain unspecified hexadecimal encodings, resulting in incomplete filtering of HTTP responses. Users may be able to violate security policies or inadvertently access malicious code by following a malicious web link or requesting a malicious URL.
Security policies may be violated and malicious code may be accessed.
Upgrade to version 2.4.5-1 of DansGuardian:
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Daniel Barron||Affected||-||24 Sep 2002|
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Thanks to DansGuardian for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Shawn Van Ittersum.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 22 Jul 2002
- Date First Published: 26 Sep 2002
- Date Last Updated: 26 Sep 2002
- Severity Metric: 1.32
- Document Revision: 3
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