openSUSE Security Update : squid (openSUSE-2019-2540)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 131219



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for squid to version 4.9 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2019-13345: Fixed multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in cachemgr.cgi (bsc#1140738).

- CVE-2019-12526: Fixed potential remote code execution during URN processing (bsc#1156326).

- CVE-2019-12523,CVE-2019-18676: Fixed multiple improper validations in URI processing (bsc#1156329).

- CVE-2019-18677: Fixed Cross-Site Request Forgery in HTTP Request processing (bsc#1156328).

- CVE-2019-18678: Fixed incorrect message parsing which could have led to HTTP request splitting issue (bsc#1156323).

- CVE-2019-18679: Fixed information disclosure when processing HTTP Digest Authentication (bsc#1156324).

Other issues addressed :

- Fixed DNS failures when peer name was configured with any upper case characters

- Fixed several rock cache_dir corruption issues

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected squid packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 131219

File Name: openSUSE-2019-2540.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/22/2019

Updated: 4/10/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12526


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:squid-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:squid-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:squid

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/21/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/5/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12523, CVE-2019-12525, CVE-2019-12526, CVE-2019-12527, CVE-2019-12529, CVE-2019-12854, CVE-2019-13345, CVE-2019-18676, CVE-2019-18677, CVE-2019-18678, CVE-2019-18679, CVE-2019-3688