CVE-2019-12523

NameCVE-2019-12523
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Squid before 4.9. When handling a URN request, a corresponding HTTP request is made. This HTTP request doesn't go through the access checks that incoming HTTP requests go through. This causes all access checks to be bypassed and allows access to restricted HTTP servers, e.g., an attacker can connect to HTTP servers that only listen on localhost.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
squid (PTS)buster, buster (security)4.6-1+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid4.9-2fixed
squid3 (PTS)jessie3.4.8-6+deb8u5vulnerable
jessie (security)3.4.8-6+deb8u8vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch3.5.23-5+deb9u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
squidsource(unstable)4.9-1
squid3source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2019_8.txt
Squid 4: http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v4/changesets/squid-4-fbbdf75efd7a5cc244b4886a9d42ea458c5a3a73.patch

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