Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDKSA-2005:162)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19917


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Two vulnerabilities were recently discovered in squid :

The first is a DoS possible via certain aborted requests that trigger an assertion error related to 'STOP_PENDING' (CVE-2005-2794).

The second is a DoS caused by certain crafted requests and SSL timeouts (CVE-2005-2796).

The updated packages have been patched to address these issues.


Update the affected squid package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19917

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-162.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/10/05

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:10.1, 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: 2005/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2794, CVE-2005-2796

MDKSA: 2005:162