Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2009:161-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in squid :

Due to incorrect buffer limits and related bound checks Squid is
vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing specially
crafted requests or responses (CVE-2009-2621).

Due to incorrect data validation Squid is vulnerable to a denial of
service attack when processing specially crafted responses
(CVE-2009-2622).

This update provides fixes for these vulnerabilities.

Update :

Additional upstream security patches were applied :

Debug warnings fills up the logs.

Upstream Bug 2728: regression: assertion failed: http.cc:705: !eof

See also :

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2009_2.txt

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 : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40399 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-161.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35812

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2621
CVE-2009-2622

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