Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDKSA-2005:104)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18561


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A bug was found in the way that Squid handles DNS replies. If the port Squid uses for DNS requests is not protected by a firewall, it is possible for a remote attacker to spoof DNS replies, possibly redirecting a user to spoofed or malicious content.


Update the affected squid package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18561

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-104.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/06/25

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squid, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1519

MDKSA: 2005:104