RHEL 7 : squid (RHSA-2023:7576)

high Nessus Plugin ID 186434

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2023:7576 advisory.

- Squid is vulnerable to a Denial of Service, where a remote attacker can perform buffer overflow attack by writing up to 2 MB of arbitrary data to heap memory when Squid is configured to accept HTTP Digest Authentication. (CVE-2023-46847)

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://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-46847

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:7576

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 186434

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-7576.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/29/2023

Updated: 12/20/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-46847

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:squid, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:squid-migration-script, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:squid-sysvinit

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/29/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/25/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-46847

CWE: 122

RHSA: 2023:7576