Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDKSA-2005:047)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 17216


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


The squid developers discovered that a remote attacker could cause squid to crash via certain DNS responses.

The updated packages are patched to fix the problem.


Update the affected squid package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 17216

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-047.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/02/25

Modified: 2013/05/31

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

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squid, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/02/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0446

MDKSA: 2005:047