Amazon Linux AMI : squid (ALAS-2014-411)

high Nessus Plugin ID 78354
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A flaw was found in the way Squid handled malformed HTTP Range headers. A remote attacker able to send HTTP requests to the Squid proxy could use this flaw to crash Squid. (CVE-2014-3609)

A buffer overflow flaw was found in Squid's DNS lookup module. A remote attacker able to send HTTP requests to the Squid proxy could use this flaw to crash Squid. (CVE-2013-4115)

Solution

Run 'yum update squid' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-411.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78354

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-411.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/12/2014

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:squid, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:squid-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4115, CVE-2014-3609

ALAS: 2014-411

RHSA: 2014:1148