Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2009:034)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37418


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


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 (CVE-2009-0478).

The updated packages have been patched to adress this.


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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37418

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-034.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/03/30

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:mandriva:linux:squid, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squid-cachemgr, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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: 2009/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0478

BID: 33604

MDVSA: 2009:034

CWE: 20