Ubuntu 4.10 : squid vulnerability (USN-111-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

A remote Denial of Service vulnerability has been discovered in Squid.
If the remote end aborted the connection during a PUT or POST request,
Squid tried to free an already freed part of memory, which eventually
caused the server to crash.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20498 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0718