FreeBSD : squid -- FTP server response handling denial of service (1c3142a3-4ab2-11da-932d-00055d790c25)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

A Secunia Advisory reports :

M.A.Young has reported a vulnerability in Squid, which can be
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in handling certain FTP
server responses. This can be exploited to crash Squid by visiting a
malicious FTP server via the proxy.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21393 (freebsd_pkg_1c3142a34ab211da932d00055d790c25.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3258

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