DescriptionThe FwdState::connectedToPeer method in in Squid before 3.5.14 and 4.0.x before 4.0.6 does not properly handle SSL handshake errors when built with the --with-openssl option, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a plaintext HTTP message.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
squid (PTS)wheezy2.7.STABLE9-4.1+deb7u1vulnerable
wheezy (security)2.7.STABLE9-4.1+deb7u3vulnerable
squid3 (PTS)wheezy3.1.20-2.2+deb7u4vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.1.20-2.2+deb7u8vulnerable
jessie (security)3.4.8-6+deb8u5vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch3.5.23-5+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid3.5.27-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Only affects custom builds with --enable-ssl (disabled for license purposes in Debian)

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