Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : squid3 vulnerabilities (USN-3192-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97049

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Saulius Lapinskas discovered that Squid incorrectly handled processing HTTP conditional requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive information related to other clients' browsing sessions. (CVE-2016-10002)

Felix Hassert discovered that Squid incorrectly handled certain HTTP Request headers when using the Collapsed Forwarding feature. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive information related to other clients' browsing sessions. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-10003).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected squid3 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3192-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97049

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3192-1.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/07

Updated: 2019/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squid3, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10002, CVE-2016-10003

USN: 3192-1