FreeBSD : squid -- Denial of Service vulnerability in HTCP (81d9dc0c-1988-11df-8e66-0019996bc1f7)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44601


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


Squid security advisory 2010:2 reports :

Due to incorrect processing Squid is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when receiving specially crafted HTCP packets.

This problem allows any machine to perform a denial of service attack on the Squid service when its HTCP port is open.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44601

File Name: freebsd_pkg_81d9dc0c198811df8e660019996bc1f7.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/02/15

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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: 2010/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0639

CWE: 20