Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2015:103)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82356

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated squid packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Due to incorrect state management, Squid before 3.3.12 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing certain HTTPS requests if the SSL-Bump feature is enabled (CVE-2014-0128).

Matthew Daley discovered that Squid 3 did not properly perform input validation in request parsing. A remote attacker could send crafted Range requests to cause a denial of service (CVE-2014-3609).

Due to incorrect buffer management Squid can be caused by an attacker to write outside its allocated SNMP buffer (CVE-2014-6270).

Due to incorrect bounds checking Squid pinger binary is vulnerable to denial of service or information leak attack when processing larger than normal ICMP or ICMPv6 packets (CVE-2014-7141).

Due to incorrect input validation Squid pinger binary is vulnerable to denial of service or information leak attacks when processing ICMP or ICMPv6 packets (CVE-2014-7142).


Update the affected squid and / or squid-cachemgr packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82356

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-103.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squid, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squid-cachemgr, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0128, CVE-2014-3609, CVE-2014-6270, CVE-2014-7141, CVE-2014-7142

MDVSA: 2015:103