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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-5400: squid Improper Protection of Alternate Path

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-5400: squid Improper Protection of Alternate Path

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/28/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

Squid before 3.5.6 does not properly handle CONNECT method peer responses when configured with cache_peer, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended restrictions and gain access to a backend proxy via a CONNECT request.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-squid

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