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

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in squid :

Buffer overflow in the gopherToHTML function in in the
Gopher reply parser in Squid 3.0 before 3.0.STABLE26, 3.1 before
3.1.15, and 3.2 before 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

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more: 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
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
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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