Squid < 3.1.1 HTTP Header Injection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8698

Synopsis

The remote proxy server is affected by an HTTP injection vulnerability.

Description

Squid versions prior to 3.1.1 are affected by an HTML Injection vulnerability due to improper neutralization of CRLF sequences in HTTP headers. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by conducting HTTP response splitting attacks via a specially crafted header in a response.

Solution

Either upgrade to Squid version 3.1.1 or later, or apply the vendor-supplied patch.

See Also

http://www.squid-cache.org

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/03/01/2

http://jvndb.jvn.jp/jvndb/JVNDB-2015-000019

http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN64455813/index.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8698

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2015/05/21

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 3389

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0881

BID: 72703