Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2010:187)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in squid :

The string-comparison functions in String.cci in Squid 3.x before
3.1.8 and 3.2.x before allow remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a
crafted request (CVE-2010-3072).

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended
Maintenance Program. Please visit this link to learn more:

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
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49654 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-187.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 42982

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3072

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