CVE-2015-3455

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-05-01
Bugzilla:
1218118: CVE-2015-3455 squid: incorrect X509 server certificate validation (SQUID-2015:1)
It was found that Squid configured with client-first SSL-bump did not correctly validate X.509 server certificate host name fields. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to spoof a Squid server using a specially crafted X.509 certificate.

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Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of squid as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (squid) RHSA-2015:2378 2015-11-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 squid Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 squid Not affected

External References

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