Oracle Linux 6 : squid (ELSA-2016-1573)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:1573 :

An update for squid is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients,
supporting FTP, Gopher, and HTTP data objects.

Security Fix(es) :

* It was found that the fix for CVE-2016-4051 released via
RHSA-2016:1138 did not properly prevent the stack overflow in the
munge_other_line() function. A remote attacker could send specially
crafted data to the Squid proxy, which would exploit the cachemgr CGI
utility, possibly triggering execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2016-5408)

Red Hat would like to thank Amos Jeffries (Squid) for reporting this
issue.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006253.html

Solution :

Update the affected squid package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92747 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5408

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