Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : Squid vulnerabilities (USN-3192-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 97049

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security updates.

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 packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3192-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97049

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3192-1.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/7/2017

Updated: 10/20/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-10003

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squid3-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squidclient, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squid, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squid-cgi, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squid-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squid-purge

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/6/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/27/2017

Reference Information

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

USN: 3192-1