Ubuntu 4.10 : squid vulnerabilities (USN-67-1)

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 :

infamous41md discovered several Denial of Service vulnerabilities in

A malicious Gopher server could crash squid by sending a line bigger
than 4096 bytes. (CAN-2005-0094)

If squid is configured to send WCPP (Web Cache Communication Protocol)
messages to a 'home router', an attacker who was able to send UDP
packets with a forged source address of this router could crash the

erver with a specially crafted WCPP message. (CAN-2005-0095)

Previous versions of squid have a memory leak which gradually cause
memory exhaustion and eventual termination. (CAN-2005-0096)

A remote attacker could crash the server by sending a specially
crafted NTLM type 3 packet. (CAN-2005-0097).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20687 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0094