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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-200801-05
(Squid: Denial of Service)
The Wikimedia Foundation reported a memory leak vulnerability when
performing cache updates.
A remote attacker could perform numerous specially crafted requests to
the vulnerable server, resulting in a Denial of Service.
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-2.6.17'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29909 (gentoo_GLSA-200801-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6239