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

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- It was found that the fix for CVE-2016-4051 released via
SLSA-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.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92749 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4051

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now