Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2011:150)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in squid :

Buffer overflow in the gopherToHTML function in gopher.cc in the
Gopher reply parser in Squid 3.0 before 3.0.STABLE26, 3.1 before
3.1.15, and 3.2 before 3.2.0.11 allows remote Gopher servers to cause
a denial of service (memory corruption and daemon restart) or possibly
have unspecified other impact via a long line in a response. NOTE:
This issue exists because of a CVE-2005-0094 regression
(CVE-2011-3205).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

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 : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56526 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49534

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3205

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