FreeBSD : squid -- remote denial of service vulnerability (9c2460a4-f6b1-11dd-94d9-0030843d3802)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35626


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Squid security advisory 2009:1 reports :

Due to an internal error Squid is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing specially crafted requests.

This problem allows any client to perform a denial of service attack on the Squid service.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35626

File Name: freebsd_pkg_9c2460a4f6b111dd94d90030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/02/09

Modified: 2013/06/22

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: 2009/02/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/02/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0478

Secunia: 33731

CWE: 20