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

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 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).

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: 31967 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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