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Bug 125507 - CAN-2004-0541 Squid NTLM authentication helper overflow
CAN-2004-0541 Squid NTLM authentication helper overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: squid (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
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Reported: 2004-06-08 06:30 EDT by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:26 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-09 08:51:35 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:242 high SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: squid security update 2004-06-09 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Mark J. Cox 2004-06-08 06:30:10 EDT
A buffer overflow was found in 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
an overly long 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 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 helper.  

Users of Squid should update to these erratum packages which contain a
backported patch are not vulnerable to this issue.
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2004-06-09 08:51:35 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.


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