Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2013:129)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated squid packages fix security vulnerability :

Due to missing input validation, the Squid cachemgr.cgi tool in Squid
before 3.1.22 and 3.2.4 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack
when processing specially crafted requests (CVE-2012-5643).

It was discovered that the patch for CVE-2012-5643 was incorrect. A
remote attacker could exploit this flaw to perform a denial of service
attack (CVE-2013-0189).

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 : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66141 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56957

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5643

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