Oracle Linux 7 : squid (ELSA-2021-1135)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 148446
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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2021-1135 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in Squid through 4.13 and 5.x through 5.0.4. Due to improper input validation, it allows a trusted client to perform HTTP Request Smuggling and access services otherwise forbidden by the security controls. This occurs for certain uri_whitespace configuration settings. (CVE-2020-25097)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected squid, squid-migration-script and / or squid-sysvinit packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2021-1135.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 148446

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-1135.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/12/2021

Updated: 4/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25097

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:squid, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:squid-migration-script, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:squid-sysvinit

Required KB Items: Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/local_checks_enabled

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/19/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25097