SuSE-SA:2004:016: squid

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SuSE-SA:2004:016 (squid).

Squid is a feature-rich web-proxy with support for various web-related
The NTLM authentication helper application of Squid is vulnerable to
a buffer overflow that can be exploited remotely by using a long
password to execute arbitrary code.
NTLM authentication is enabled by default in the Squid package that
is shipped by SUSE LINUX.

There is no workaround known other then turning off the NTLM

Please download the update package for your distribution and verify its
integrity by the methods listed in section 3) of this announcement.
Then, install the package using the command 'rpm -Fhv file.rpm' to apply
the update.

Solution :

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13832 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10500

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0541

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