Scientific Linux Security Update : squid on SL7.x x86_64 (20161103)

high Nessus Plugin ID 95860
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Synopsis

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

Description

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
squid (3.5.20).

Security Fix(es) :

- Incorrect boundary checks were found in the way squid handled headers in HTTP responses, which could lead to an assertion failure. A malicious HTTP server could use this flaw to crash squid using a specially crafted HTTP response. (CVE-2016-2569, CVE-2016-2570)

- It was found that squid did not properly handle errors when failing to parse an HTTP response, possibly leading to an assertion failure. A malicious HTTP server could use this flaw to crash squid using a specially crafted HTTP response. (CVE-2016-2571, CVE-2016-2572)

- An incorrect boundary check was found in the way squid handled the Vary header in HTTP responses, which could lead to an assertion failure. A malicious HTTP server could use this flaw to crash squid using a specially crafted HTTP response. (CVE-2016-3948)

Additional Changes :

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9fb948f5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95860

File Name: sl_20161103_squid_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:squid, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:squid-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:squid-migration-script, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:squid-sysvinit, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/3/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/27/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2569, CVE-2016-2570, CVE-2016-2571, CVE-2016-2572, CVE-2016-3948