Ubuntu 6.10 : squid vulnerability (USN-441-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was discovered in Squid's handling of the TRACE request method
which could lead to a crash. Remote attackers with access to the Squid
server could send malicious TRACE requests, and cause a denial of
service.

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: 28038 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1560