Information disclosure in Squid Cache Manager

Published: 2022-09-23
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-41317
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers


Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU67604

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-41317

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to inconsistent handling of internal URIs. A remote authenticated proxy user can bypass the manager ACL protection and access cache manager information, which includes records of internal network structure, client credentials, client identity and client traffic behavior.


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Vulnerable software versions

Squid: 4.9 - 4.17, 5.0 - 5.6

CPE2.3 External links

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