Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2009:034)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Due to an internal error Squid is vulnerable to a denial of service
attack when processing specially crafted requests. This problem allows
any client to perform a denial of service attack on the Squid service
(CVE-2009-0478).

The updated packages have been patched to adress this.

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: 37418 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-034.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33604

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0478

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