Oracle Linux 6 : squid (ELSA-2014-0597)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74299

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:0597 :

Updated squid packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients, supporting FTP, Gopher, and HTTP data objects.

A denial of service flaw was found in the way Squid processed certain HTTPS requests when the SSL Bump feature was enabled. A remote attacker could send specially crafted requests that could cause Squid to crash. (CVE-2014-0128)

Red Hat would like to thank the Squid project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mathias Fischer and Fabian Hugelshofer from Open Systems AG as the original reporters.

All squid users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing this update, the squid service will be restarted automatically.

Solution

Update the affected squid package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-June/004166.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74299

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-0597.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/04

Updated: 2019/09/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:squid, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/04/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0128

BID: 66112

RHSA: 2014:0597