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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-04
(Squid: Denial of service when using NTLM authentication)
Squid 2.5.x versions contain a bug in the functions ntlm_fetch_string()
and ntlm_get_string() which lack checking the int32_t offset 'o' for
A remote attacker could cause a denial of service situation by sending
certain malformed NTLMSSP packets if NTLM authentication is enabled.
Disable NTLM authentication by removing any 'auth_param ntlm program
...' directives from squid.conf or use ntlm_auth from Samba-3.x.
See also :
All Squid users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-www/squid-2.5.6-r2'
# emerge '>=net-www/squid-2.5.6-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0