openSUSE Security Update : squid (openSUSE-SU-2013:1436-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 75139
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This squid update includes several security fixes and minor changes.

- squid-2.7.x-bnc829084-CVE-2013-4115-BO_request_handling.
diff Squid advisory SQUID-2013_2, CVE-2013-4115, [bnc#829084] Specially crafted http requests can trigger a buffer overflow when squid attempts to resolve an overly long hostname.

- squid-2.7.x-bnc796999-bnc794954-CVE-2012-5643-CVE-2013-0 188-cachemgr_cgi_dos.diff memory leak in cachemgr.cgi known as CVE-2013-0189, which is the underfixed CVE-2012-5643 problem. [bnc#796999] [bnc#794954]

- run logrotate as squid:nogroup [bnc#677335]


Update the affected squid packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75139

File Name: openSUSE-2013-698.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:squid, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:squid-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:squid-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/3/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5643, CVE-2013-0189, CVE-2013-4115