Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2009:161-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40399

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VPR Score: 6.1


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


Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in squid :

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 (CVE-2009-2621).

Due to incorrect data validation Squid is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing specially crafted responses (CVE-2009-2622).

This update provides fixes for these vulnerabilities.

Update :

Additional upstream security patches were applied :

Debug warnings fills up the logs.

Upstream Bug 2728: regression: assertion failed: !eof


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40399

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-161.nasl

Version: 1.16

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

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1

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: 2009/08/08

Reference Information

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

BID: 35812

MDVSA: 2009:161-1

CWE: 20, 119