FreeBSD : squid -- several remote denial of service vulnerabilities (e1156e90-7ad6-11de-b26a-0048543d60ce)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40396

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VPR Score: 6.1


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


Squid security advisory 2009:2 reports :

Due to incorrect buffer limits and related bound checks Squid is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing specially crafted requests or responses.

Due to incorrect data validation Squid is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing specially crafted responses.

These problems allow any trusted client or external server to perform a denial of service attack on the Squid service.

Squid-2.x releases are not affected.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40396

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e1156e907ad611deb26a0048543d60ce.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 2009/07/28

Updated: 2021/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.1

CVSS v2.0

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: 2009/07/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2621, CVE-2009-2622

CWE: 20, 119