CVE-2019-18678

NameCVE-2019-18678
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Squid 3.x and 4.x through 4.8. It allows attackers to smuggle HTTP requests through frontend software to a Squid instance that splits the HTTP Request pipeline differently. The resulting Response messages corrupt caches (between a client and Squid) with attacker-controlled content at arbitrary URLs. Effects are isolated to software between the attacker client and Squid. There are no effects on Squid itself, nor on any upstream servers. The issue is related to a request header containing whitespace between a header name and a colon.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2028-1, DLA-2278-1, DSA-4682-1, ELA-271-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
squid (PTS)buster4.6-1+deb10u7fixed
buster (security)4.6-1+deb10u8fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye4.13-10+deb11u2fixed
sid, bookworm5.7-1fixed
squid3 (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)3.5.23-5+deb8u6fixed
stretch (security)3.5.23-5+deb9u7fixed
stretch (lts), stretch3.5.23-5+deb9u9fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
squidsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
squidsourcebuster4.6-1+deb10u2DSA-4682-1
squidsource(unstable)4.9-1
squid3sourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
squid3sourcejessie3.5.23-5+deb8u1ELA-271-1
squid3sourcestretch3.5.23-5+deb9u2DLA-2278-1
squid3source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

Squid 4: http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v4/changesets/squid-4-671ba97abe929156dc4c717ee52ad22fba0f7443.patch
http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2019_10.txt

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