GLSA-200502-04 : Squid: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-04
(Squid: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Squid contains several vulnerabilities:
Buffer overflow when handling WCCP recvfrom()
Loose checking of HTTP headers (CAN-2005-0173 and
Incorrect handling of LDAP login names with spaces

Impact :

An attacker could exploit:
the WCCP buffer overflow to cause Denial of Service.
the HTTP header parsing vulnerabilities to inject arbitrary
response data, potentially leading to content spoofing, web cache
poisoning and other cross-site scripting or HTTP response splitting
the LDAP issue to login with several variations of the same login
name, leading to log poisoning.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Squid users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-proxy/squid-2.5.7-r5'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16441 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-04.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0173

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