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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-25
(Squid: Denial of Service through DNS responses)
Handling of certain DNS responses trigger assertion failures.
By returning a specially crafted DNS response an attacker could
cause Squid to crash by triggering an assertion failure.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Squid users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-proxy/squid-2.5.8'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17144 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-25.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0446
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