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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4507-1 (squid - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'squid' package(s) announced via the DSA-4507-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Squid, a fully featured web proxy cache. The flaws in the HTTP Digest Authentication processing, the HTTP Basic Authentication processing and in the cachemgr.cgi allowed remote attackers to perform denial of service and cross-site scripting attacks, and potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'squid' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 4.6-1+deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your squid packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)