FreeBSD : squid -- possible denial of service condition regarding NTLM authentication (44e7764c-2614-11da-9e1e-c296ac722cb3)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21422


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


The squid patches page notes :

Squid may crash with the above error [FATAL: Incorrect scheme in auth header] when given certain request sentences.

Workaround: disable NTLM authentication.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21422

File Name: freebsd_pkg_44e7764c261411da9e1ec296ac722cb3.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/09/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2917

BID: 14977

Secunia: 16992