Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2010:187)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49654


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in squid :

The string-comparison functions in String.cci in Squid 3.x before 3.1.8 and 3.2.x before allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a crafted request (CVE-2010-3072).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49654

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-187.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/09/23

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/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:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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: 2010/09/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3072

BID: 42982

MDVSA: 2010:187