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CESA-2004:242: squid security update

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CESA-2004:242: squid security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/06/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

An updated squid package that fixes a security vulnerability in the NTLM authentication helper is now available.

Squid is a full-featured Web proxy cache. A buffer overflow was found within the NTLM authentication helper routine. If Squid is configured to use the NTLM authentication helper, a remote attacker could potentially execute arbitrary code by sending a lengthy password. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0541 to this issue. Note: The NTLM authentication helper is not enabled by default in CentOS Enterprise Linux 3. CentOS Linux 2.1 is not vulnerable to this issue as it shipped with a version of Squid which did not contain the helper. Users of Squid should update to this errata package which contains a backported patch that is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-squid

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