Squid Set-Cookie Header Cross-session Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19237


The remote proxy server is affected by an information disclosure issue.


The remote Squid caching proxy, according to its banner, is prone to an information disclosure vulnerability. Due to a race condition, Set-Cookie headers may leak to other users if the requested server employs the deprecated Netscape Set-Cookie specifications with regards to how cacheable content is handled.


Apply the patch referenced in the vendor URL above or upgrade to version 2.5 STABLE10 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19237

File Name: squid_set_cookie_headers.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: remote

Family: Firewalls

Published: 2005/07/20

Modified: 2014/05/26

Dependencies: 49692

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:squid-cache:squid

Required KB Items: www/squid, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/03/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0626

BID: 12716

OSVDB: 14354