Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : squid vulnerabilities (USN-901-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Squid incorrectly handled certain auth headers.
A remote attacker could exploit this with a specially crafted auth
header and cause Squid to go into an infinite loop, resulting in a
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 8.10, 9.04 and
9.10. (CVE-2009-2855)

It was discovered that Squid incorrectly handled certain DNS packets.
A remote attacker could exploit this with a specially crafted DNS
packet and cause Squid to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2010-0308).

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 : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44641 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36091
37522

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2855
CVE-2010-0308