Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : squid vulnerability (USN-565-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Squid did not always clean up cache memory
correctly. A remote attacker could manipulate cache update replies and
cause Squid to use all available memory, leading to a denial of

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29921 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6239