FreeBSD : squid -- FTP server response handling denial of service (1c3142a3-4ab2-11da-932d-00055d790c25)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21393


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


A Secunia Advisory reports :

M.A.Young has reported a vulnerability in Squid, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in handling certain FTP server responses. This can be exploited to crash Squid by visiting a malicious FTP server via the proxy.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21393

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1c3142a34ab211da932d00055d790c25.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

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: 2005/11/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/10/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3258

Secunia: 17271