FreeBSD : squid -- denial of service (c37de843-488e-11e2-a5c9-0019996bc1f7)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Squid developers report :

Due to missing input validation Squid cachemgr.cgi tool is vulnerable
to a denial of service attack when processing specially crafted
requests.

This problem allows any client able to reach the cachemgr.cgi to
perform a denial of service attack on the service host.

The nature of the attack may cause secondary effects through resource
consumption on the host server.

See also :

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2012_1.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?5ed92bd4

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: 63366 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5643
CVE-2013-0189

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