Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : squid, squid3 vulnerabilities (USN-1713-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that squid's cachemgr.cgi was vulnerable to
excessive resource use. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to
perform a denial of service attack on the server and other hosted
services. (CVE-2012-5643)

It was discovered that the patch for CVE-2012-5643 was incorrect. A
remote attacker could exploit this flaw to perform a denial of service
attack. (CVE-2013-0189).

Solution :

Update the affected squid-cgi package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64376 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56957
57646

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5643
CVE-2013-0189