Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDKSA-2005:162)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Two vulnerabilities were recently discovered in squid :

The first is a DoS possible via certain aborted requests that trigger
an assertion error related to 'STOP_PENDING' (CVE-2005-2794).

The second is a DoS caused by certain crafted requests and SSL
timeouts (CVE-2005-2796).

The updated packages have been patched to address these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected squid package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19917 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-162.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2794

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