Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : squid3 vulnerabilities (USN-2921-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Sebastian Krahmer discovered that Squid incorrectly handled certain
SNMP requests. If SNMP is enabled, a remote attacker could use this
issue to cause Squid to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-6270)

Alex Rousskov discovered that Squid incorrectly handled certain
malformed responses. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause Squid to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2016-2571).

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 : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89734 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6270
CVE-2016-2571

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