Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : squid3 vulnerability (USN-2327-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Matthew Daley discovered that Squid 3 did not properly perform input
validation in request parsing. A remote attacker could send crafted
Range requests to cause a denial of service.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected squid3 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77420 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3609

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