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RHSA-2004:462: squid security update

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RHSA-2004:462: squid security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/03/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

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. An out of bounds memory read bug was found within the NTLM authentication helper routine. If Squid is configured to use the NTLM authentication helper, a remote attacker could send a carefully crafted NTLM authentication packet and cause Squid to crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0832 to this issue. Note: The NTLM authentication helper is not enabled by default in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 is not vulnerable to this issue as it shipped with a version of Squid which did not contain the vulnerable helper. Users of Squid should update to this erratum package, which contains a backported patch and is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-squid

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