Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2009:241-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in squid :

The strListGetItem function in src/HttpHeaderTools.c in Squid 2.7
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted
auth header with certain comma delimiters that trigger an infinite
loop of calls to the strcspn function (CVE-2009-2855).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43852 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-241.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36091

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2855

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