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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-4553 in Squid before 3.5.18 and 4.x before 4.0.10 does not properly ignore the Host header when absolute-URI is provided, which allows remote attackers to conduct cache-poisoning attacks via an HTTP request.
Publish Date : 2016-05-10 Last Update Date : 2016-11-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 345

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:1139: squid security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161139 unix
RHSA-2016:1140: squid34 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161140 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-4553

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Oracle Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Squid-cache Squid 3.5.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Oracle Linux 1
Squid-cache Squid 10

- References For CVE-2016-4553
GENTOO GLSA-201607-01
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1140
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1996
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2081
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1139
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2089

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-4553

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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