FreeBSD : squid -- Denial of Service vulnerability in DNS handling (296ecb59-0f6b-11df-8bab-0019996bc1f7)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Squid security advisory 2010:1 reports :

Due to incorrect data validation Squid is vulnerable to a denial of
service attack when processing specially crafted DNS packets.

This problem allows any trusted client or external server who can
determine the squid receiving port to perform a short-term denial of
service attack on the Squid service.

See also :

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2010_1.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?08aca8e8

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44345 (freebsd_pkg_296ecb590f6b11df8bab0019996bc1f7.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0308

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