Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : squid vulnerability (USN-904-1)

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 malformed
packets received on the HTCP port. A remote attacker could exploit
this with a specially crafted packet and cause Squid to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44913 ()

Bugtraq ID: 38212

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0639