Scientific Linux Security Update : squid on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95860

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: Medium

ID: 95860

File Name: sl_20161103_squid_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/15

Updated: 2018/12/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 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: 2016/11/03

Reference Information

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