CentOS 9 : squid-5.5-2.el9

medium Nessus Plugin ID 191418


The remote CentOS host is missing a security update for squid.


The remote CentOS Linux 9 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the squid-5.5-2.el9 build changelog.

- DoS when processing gopher server responses (CVE-2021-46784)

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


Update the CentOS 9 Stream squid package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 191418

File Name: centos9_squid-5_5-2.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/29/2024

Updated: 2/29/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-46784


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/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:/a:centos:centos:9, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:squid

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/11/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/7/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-46784