openSUSE Security Update : squid (openSUSE-2016-988)

high Nessus Plugin ID 92994


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The Squid HTTP proxy has been updated to version 3.3.14, fixing the following security issues :

- Fixed multiple Denial of Service issues in HTTP Response processing. (CVE-2016-2569, CVE-2016-2570, CVE-2016-2571, CVE-2016-2572, bsc#968392, bsc#968393, bsc#968394, bsc#968395)

- CVE-2016-3947: Buffer overrun issue in pinger ICMPv6 processing. (bsc#973782)

- CVE-2015-5400: Improper protection of alternate path.

- CVE-2015-3455: Squid http proxy configured with client-first SSL bumping did not correctly validate server certificate. (bsc#929493)

- CVE-2016-3948: Fixed denial of service in HTTP Response processing (bsc#973783)

- CVE-2016-4051: fixes buffer overflow in cachemgr.cgi (bsc#976553)

- CVE-2016-4052, CVE-2016-4053, CVE-2016-4054: Fixed multiple issues in ESI processing (bsc#976556)

- CVE-2016-4553: Fixed cache poisoning issue in HTTP Request handling (bsc#979009)

- CVE-2016-4554: Fixed header smuggling issue in HTTP Request processing (bsc#979010)

- Fixed multiple Denial of Service issues in ESI Response processing. (CVE-2016-4555, CVE-2016-4556, bsc#979011, bsc#979008)

Additionally, the following non-security issues have been fixed :

- Fix header size in script (bsc#902197)

- Add external helper ext_session_acl to package.

- Update forward_max_tries to permit 25 server paths With cloud sites becoming more popular more CDN servers are producing long lists of IPv6 and IPv4 addresses. If there are not enough paths selected the IPv4 ones may never be reached.

- squid.init: wait that squid really dies when we kill it on upgrade instead of proclaiming its demise prematurely (bnc#963539)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected squid packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92994

File Name: openSUSE-2016-988.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/17/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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


Risk Factor: High

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:novell:opensuse:squid, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:squid-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:squid-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/16/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3455, CVE-2015-5400, 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