Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDKSA-2007:026)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 24640


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability in squid was discovered that could be remotely exploited by using a special ftp:// URL (CVE-2007-0247).

Another Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in squid 2.6 that allows remote attackers to crash the server by causing an external_acl_queue overload (CVE-2007-0248).

Additionally, a bug in squid 2.6 for max_user_ip handling in ntlm_auth has been corrected.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.


Update the affected squid and / or squid-cachemgr packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 24640

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-026.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 2/18/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squid, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squid-cachemgr, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/23/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0247, CVE-2007-0248

BID: 22079

CWE: 399

MDKSA: 2007:026