FreeBSD : squid ACL bypass due to URL decoding bug (705e003a-7f36-11d8-9645-0020ed76ef5a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 38021


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


From the Squid advisory :

Squid versions 2.5.STABLE4 and earlier contain a bug in the '%xx' URL decoding function. It may insert a NUL character into decoded URLs, which may allow users to bypass url_regex ACLs.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38021

File Name: freebsd_pkg_705e003a7f3611d896450020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/05/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2004/03/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/02/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0189