Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Resource management error

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3:
4.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID:
CVE-2020-14059

CWE-ID:
CWE-399 – Resource Management Errors

Exploit availability:
No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect synchronization when processing objects in an SMP cache. A remote client trigger a Squid worker assertion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

This attack is limited to SMP Squids using shared memory cache and/or an SMP rock disk cache.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse:
15.2

CPE

External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-06/msg00071.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.





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