FreeBSD : squid -- Denial of service vulnerability in request handling (e4dac715-c818-11df-a92c-0015587e2cc1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Squid security advisory 2010:3 reports :

Due to an internal error in string handling Squid is vulnerable to a
denial of service attack when processing specially crafted requests.

This problem allows any trusted client to perform a denial of service
attack on the Squid service.

See also :

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2010_3.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?1baa7875

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49687 (freebsd_pkg_e4dac715c81811dfa92c0015587e2cc1.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3072

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