USN-4886-1: Privoxy vulnerabilities1 min read

It was discovered that Privoxy incorrectly handled CGI requests. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or obtain sensitive
information. (CVE-2020-35502, CVE-2021-20209, CVE-2021-20210,
CVE-2021-20213, CVE-2021-20215, CVE-2021-20216, CVE-2021-20217,
CVE-2021-20272, CVE-2021-20273, CVE-2021-20275)

It was discovered that Privoxy incorrectly handled certain regular
expressions. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service or obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2021-20212, CVE-2021-20276)

It was discovered that Privoxy incorrectly handled client tags. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause Privoxy to consume resources, resulting
in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu 20.10. (CVE-2021-20211)

It was discovered that Privoxy incorrectly handled client tags. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause Privoxy to consume resources, resulting
in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 20.10. (CVE-2021-20214)

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