Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDKSA-2007:068)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24894


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


Due to an internal error Squid-2.6 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing the TRACE request method. This problem allows any client trusted to use the service to perform a denial of service attack on the Squid service.

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.


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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 24894

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-068.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/03/26

Modified: 2013/06/01

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: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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1560

MDKSA: 2007:068