CVE-2016-4553

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-05-06
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1334233: CVE-2016-4553 squid: Cache poisoning issue in HTTP Request handling
An input validation flaw was found in the way Squid handled intercepted HTTP Request messages. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass the protection against issues related to CVE-2009-0801, and perform cache poisoning attacks on Squid.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (squid34) RHSA-2016:1140 2016-05-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (squid) RHSA-2016:1139 2016-05-31

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 squid Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 squid Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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