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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-15049: Security patch for squid (ALAS-2020-1453)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-15049: Security patch for squid (ALAS-2020-1453)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/30/2020
Created
11/20/2020
Added
11/18/2020
Modified
11/18/2020

Description

An issue was discovered in http/ContentLengthInterpreter.cc in Squid before 4.12 and 5.x before 5.0.3. A Request Smuggling and Poisoning attack can succeed against the HTTP cache. The client sends an HTTP request with a Content-Length header containing "+\ "-" or an uncommon shell whitespace character prefix to the length field-value.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-squid

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