FreeBSD : squid -- NTLM authentication denial-of-service vulnerability (064225c5-1f53-11d9-836a-0090962cff2a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18829


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


A remote attacker is able to cause a denial-of-service situation, when NTLM authentication is enabled in squid. NTLM authentication uses two functions which lack correct offset checking.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18829

File Name: freebsd_pkg_064225c51f5311d9836a0090962cff2a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/08/09

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:freebsd:freebsd:squid, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/10/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/08/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0832