Ubuntu 8.10 : squid vulnerability (USN-724-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Joshua Morin, Mikko Varpiola and Jukka Taimisto discovered that Squid
did not properly validate the HTTP version when processing requests. A
remote attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service
(assertion failure).

Solution :

Update the affected squid, squid-cgi and / or squid-common packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36786 ()

Bugtraq ID: 33604

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0478