Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : squid3 vulnerabilities (USN-2422-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79576
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Sebastian Krahmer discovered that the Squid pinger incorrectly handled certain malformed ICMP packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Squid to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

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

Solution

Update the affected squid3 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2422-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79576

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2422-1.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squid3, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/25/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/26/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7141, CVE-2014-7142

BID: 69688, 70022

USN: 2422-1