SUSE SLES15 Security Update : squid (SUSE-SU-2021:3485-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154304
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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLES15 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE- SU-2021:3485-1 advisory.

- Squid through 4.14 and 5.x through 5.0.5, in some configurations, allows information disclosure because of an out-of-bounds read in WCCP protocol data. This can be leveraged as part of a chain for remote code execution as nobody. (CVE-2021-28116)

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 package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1189403

http://www.nessus.org/u?d09b6d8e

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-28116

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 154304

File Name: suse_SU-2021-3485-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/21/2021

Updated: 10/21/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-28116

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:squid, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/9/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-28116

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2021:3485-1