Scientific Linux Security Update : squid34 on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96759


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


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 and / or squid34-debuginfo packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96759

File Name: sl_20170124_squid34_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/25

Modified: 2017/03/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


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: 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: 2017/01/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10002