Oracle Linux 7 : squid (ELSA-2017-0182)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96751
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:0182 :
An update for squid is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients, supporting FTP, Gopher, and HTTP data objects.
Security Fix(es) :
* It was found that squid did not properly remove connection specific headers when answering conditional requests using a cached request. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to an HTTP server via the squid proxy and steal private data from other connections. (CVE-2016-10002)
SolutionUpdate the affected squid packages.