RHEL 7 : squid (RHSA-2017:0182)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96754


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96754

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-0182.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:redhat:enterprise_linux:squid, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:squid-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:squid-migration-script, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:squid-sysvinit, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.3

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

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: 2017:0182