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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-200509-06
(Squid: Denial of Service vulnerabilities)
Certain malformed requests result in a segmentation fault in the
sslConnectTimeout function, handling of other certain requests trigger
By performing malformed requests an attacker could cause Squid to crash
by triggering an assertion failure or invalid memory reference.
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-2.5.10-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19671 (gentoo_GLSA-200509-06.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2794CVE-2005-2796
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