Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDKSA-2007:068)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Due to an internal error Squid-2.6 is vulnerable to a denial of
service attack when processing the TRACE request method. This problem
allows any client trusted to use the service to perform a denial of
service attack on the Squid service.

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

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)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24894 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-068.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1560

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