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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Squid Vendors:
Squid XMLHttpRequest Allows Remote Users to Obtain the Target User's Proxy Username and Password
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027165
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 13 2012
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.1, 3.2; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Squid. A remote user can obtain proxy authentication data.

A remote user can create specially crafted JavaScript that, when loaded by the target user, will issue a XMLHttpRequest request to cause the target user's browser to forward Proxy-Authorization user and password data to the remote server.

Alexandru Bulat reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain the target user's proxy username and password.
Solution:   The vendor has developed a proposed patch, available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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