FreeBSD : squid -- Denial of service vulnerability in request handling (e4dac715-c818-11df-a92c-0015587e2cc1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49687


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


Squid security advisory 2010:3 reports :

Due to an internal error in string handling Squid is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing specially crafted requests.

This problem allows any trusted client to perform a denial of service attack on the Squid service.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49687

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e4dac715c81811dfa92c0015587e2cc1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/09/27

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: 2010/09/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/08/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3072