SUSE-SA:2005:008: squid

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 17198


The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:008 (squid).

Squid is an Open Source web proxy.

A remote attacker was potentially able to crash the Squid web proxy if the log_fqdn option was set to 'on' and the DNS replies were manipulated.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-0446.

This update also fixes a defect in the last security update patch (CVE-2005-0241).


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 17198

File Name: suse_SA_2005_008.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/02/23

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0446