Fedora 16 : squid-3.2.5-1.fc16 (2012-20537)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63336

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security update #887962 - DoS (excessive resource consumption) via invalid Content-Length headers or via memory leaks.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected squid package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=887962

http://www.nessus.org/u?7ec905ab

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63336

File Name: fedora_2012-20537.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/12/27

Updated: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:squid, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5643

BID: 56957

FEDORA: 2012-20537