Oracle Linux 6 : squid34 (ELSA-2017-0183)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96752


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:0183 :

An update for squid34 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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.

The squid34 packages provide version 3.4 of Squid, 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)


Update the affected squid34 package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96752

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-0183.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/25

Modified: 2017/03/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:squid34, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10002

OSVDB: 148953

RHSA: 2017:0183