Scientific Linux Security Update : squid on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way Squid handled malformed HTTP Range
headers. A remote attacker able to send HTTP requests to the Squid
proxy could use this flaw to crash Squid. (CVE-2014-3609)

A buffer overflow flaw was found in Squid's DNS lookup module. A
remote attacker able to send HTTP requests to the Squid proxy could
use this flaw to crash Squid. (CVE-2013-4115)

After installing this update, the squid service will be restarted
automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?15403ed3

Solution :

Update the affected squid and / or squid-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77553 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4115
CVE-2014-3609

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