FreeBSD : squid -- Denial Of Service Vulnerability in sslConnectTimeout (4e210d72-1c5c-11da-92ce-0048543d60ce)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 21427


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


The squid patches page notes :

After certain slightly odd requests Squid crashes with a segmentation fault in sslConnectTimeout.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21427

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4e210d721c5c11da92ce0048543d60ce.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 5/13/2006

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 9/4/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/21/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2796

BID: 14731

Secunia: 16674