Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDKSA-2002:027)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A security issue has recently been found and fixed in the Squid-2.X
releases up to and including 2.4.STABLE4.

Error and boundary conditions were not checked when handling
compressed DNS answer messages in the internal DNS code
(lib/rfc1035.c). A malicous DNS server could craft a DNS reply that
causes Squid to exit with a SIGSEGV.

See also :

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2002_2.txt

Solution :

Update the affected squid package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13934 (mandrake_MDKSA-2002-027.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0163

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