Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : squid vulnerability (USN-601-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2016 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 perform proper bounds checking
when processing cache update replies. A remote authenticated user may
be able to trigger an assertion error and cause a denial of service.
This vulnerability is due to an incorrect upstream fix for
CVE-2007-6239. (CVE-2008-1612).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31967 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28693

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6239
CVE-2008-1612

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