Intrusion Prevention

Squid.Proxy.HttpHeader.getAuth.Heap.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Squid Project Squid.
A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted request to the target server. Successful exploitation will result in the attacker being able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the server while an unsuccessful attack will cause the server process to abnormally terminate.

Affected Products

Squid Project Squid 4.x through 4.7

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://github.com/squid-cache/squid/commit/7f73e9c5d17664b882ed32590e6af310c247f320

CVE References

CVE-2019-12527