Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2010:060)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in squid :

The htcpHandleTstRequest function in htcp.c in Squid 2.x and 3.0
through 3.0.STABLE23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) via crafted packets to the HTCP port, which triggers a
NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2010-0639).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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: 45031 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-060.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38212

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0639

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