Moderate CentOS squid Security Update

Metadata

high
7.5
squid-3.1.23-16.el6_8.6.i686.rpm, squid-3.1.23-16.el6_8.6.src.rpm, squid-3.1.23-16.el6_8.6.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2016-5408
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2016-08-04
2017-07-27 19:11
ALAS-2016-735
CVE-2016-5408 squid3
CVE-2016-5408
2017-04-14 09:03
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:14

Description


An update for squid is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

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

Security Fix(es):

* It was found that the fix for CVE-2016-4051 released via RHSA-2016:1138 did not properly prevent the stack overflow in the munge_other_line() function. A remote attacker could send specially crafted data to the Squid proxy, which would exploit the cachemgr CGI utility, possibly triggering execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-5408)

Red Hat would like to thank Amos Jeffries (Squid) for reporting this issue.
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 squid squid-3.1.23-16.el6_8.6.i686.rpm
squid squid-3.1.23-16.el6_8.6.src.rpm
squid squid-3.1.23-16.el6_8.6.x86_64.rpm