Fedora 8 : squid-2.6.STABLE19-1.fc8 (2008-2740)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fix a regression introduced in Squid security advisory
SQUID-2007:2. Attacker could use this flaw to cause exit of squid
child process, interrupting proxied connections and causing temporary
denial of service. (CVE-2008-1612, #439801)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected squid package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32087 (fedora_2008-2740.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28693

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1612

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