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OpenSUSE Linux update for squid

Published: 2020-06-30
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-14059
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Novell

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


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.


Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.1

CPE External links

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.