Buffer overflow in the ntlm_check_auth (NTLM authentication) function for Squid Web Proxy Cache 2.5.x and 3.x, when compiled with NTLM handlers enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long password ("pass" variable).
Published 2004-08-06 04:00:00
Updated 2018-05-03 01:29:26
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2004-0541

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
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Metasploit modules for CVE-2004-0541

  • Squid NTLM Authenticate Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2004-06-08
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This is an exploit for Squid\'s NTLM authenticate overflow (libntlmssp.c). Due to improper bounds checking in ntlm_check_auth, it is possible to overflow the 'pass' variable on the stack with user controlled data of a user defined length. Props to iDEFENSE

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Products affected by CVE-2004-0541

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