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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-2572 in Squid 4.x before 4.0.7 relies on the HTTP status code after a response-parsing failure, which allows remote HTTP servers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via a malformed response.
Publish Date : 2016-02-27 Last Update Date : 2018-01-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:2600: squid security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162600 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-2572

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Squid-cache Squid 4.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Squid-cache Squid 6

- References For CVE-2016-2572
GENTOO GLSA-201607-01
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2081
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1996
MLIST [oss-security] 20160226 Re: CVE request: Squid HTTP Caching Proxy multiple denial of service issues
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2089

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-2572

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