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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870667
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for squid RHSA-2011:1791-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'squid'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'squid'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients,
supporting FTP, Gopher, and HTTP data objects.

An input validation flaw was found in the way Squid calculated the total
number of resource records in the answer section of multiple name server
responses. An attacker could use this flaw to cause Squid to crash.
(CVE-2011-4096)

Users of squid should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to correct this issue. After installing this update, the
squid service will be restarted automatically.

Affected Software/OS:
squid on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-4096
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:193
http://bugs.squid-cache.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3237#c12
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/10/31/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/11/01/3
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1791.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026265
http://secunia.com/advisories/46609
http://secunia.com/advisories/47459
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:1996 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00010.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:2089 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00040.html
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