FreeBSD : squid -- denial of service (30a04ab4-ed7b-11e2-8643-8c705af55518)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Squid project reports :

Due to incorrect data validation Squid is vulnerable to a denial of
service attack when processing specially crafted HTTP requests

This problem allows any client who can generate HTTP requests to
perform a denial of service attack on the Squid service.

See also :

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2013_3.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?faf630fd

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: 68898 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4123

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