Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDKSA-2007:026)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability in squid was discovered that could be remotely
exploited by using a special ftp:// URL (CVE-2007-0247).

Another Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in squid 2.6
that allows remote attackers to crash the server by causing an
external_acl_queue overload (CVE-2007-0248).

Additionally, a bug in squid 2.6 for max_user_ip handling in ntlm_auth
has been corrected.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

See also :

http://bugs.squid-cache.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1792

Solution :

Update the affected squid and / or squid-cachemgr packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24640 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-026.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 22079

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0247
CVE-2007-0248

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