Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2013:199)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in squid :

Due to incorrect data validation Squid is vulnerable to a buffer
overflow attack when processing specially crafted HTTP requests. This
problem allows any trusted client or client script who can generate
HTTP requests to trigger a buffer overflow in Squid, resulting in a
termination of the Squid service (CVE-2013-4115).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0227.html
http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2013_2.txt

Solution :

Update the affected squid and / or squid-cachemgr packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69067 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61111

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4115

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