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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-1000027: Security patch for squid (ALAS-2018-1081)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-1000027: Security patch for squid (ALAS-2018-1081)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/09/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/20/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The Squid Software Foundation Squid HTTP Caching Proxy version prior to version 4.0.23 contains a NULL Pointer Dereference vulnerability in HTTP Response X-Forwarded-For header processing that can result in Denial of Service to all clients of the proxy. This attack appear to be exploitable via Remote HTTP server responding with an X-Forwarded-For header to certain types of HTTP request. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 4.0.23 and later.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-squid

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-squid

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