Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 : squid vulnerability (USN-192-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 20606
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionMike Diggins discovered a remote Denial of Service vulnerability in Squid. Sending specially crafted NTML authentication requests to Squid caused the server to crash.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.