GLSA-201607-01 : Squid: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 91982


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201607-01 (Squid: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Squid. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

An attacker can possibly execute arbitrary code or create a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Squid users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-proxy/squid-3.5.19'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91982

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201607-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/07/11

Modified: 2016/10/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:squid, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6270, CVE-2016-2569, CVE-2016-2570, CVE-2016-2571, CVE-2016-2572, CVE-2016-3947, CVE-2016-3948, CVE-2016-4051, CVE-2016-4052, CVE-2016-4053, CVE-2016-4054, CVE-2016-4553, CVE-2016-4554, CVE-2016-4555, CVE-2016-4556

GLSA: 201607-01