Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2010:033)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44402


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


A vulnerability have been discovered and corrected in Squid 2.x, 3.0 through 3.0.STABLE22, and 3.1 through, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure) via a crafted DNS packet that only contains a header (CVE-2010-0308).

This update provides a fix to this vulnerability.


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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44402

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-033.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/02/07

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/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:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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: 2010/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0308

BID: 37522

MDVSA: 2010:033

CWE: 20