Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Alpine Linux: CVE-2021-31806: Improper Encoding or Escaping of Output

Free InsightVM Trial No Credit Card Necessary
2024 Attack Intel Report Latest research by Rapid7 Labs
Back to Search

Alpine Linux: CVE-2021-31806: Improper Encoding or Escaping of Output

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/27/2021
Created
04/09/2024
Added
03/26/2024
Modified
04/09/2024

Description

An issue was discovered in Squid before 4.15 and 5.x before 5.0.6. Due to a memory-management bug, it is vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack (against all clients using the proxy) via HTTP Range request processing.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-squid

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;