Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2011:150)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56526


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


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in squid :

Buffer overflow in the gopherToHTML function in in the Gopher reply parser in Squid 3.0 before 3.0.STABLE26, 3.1 before 3.1.15, and 3.2 before allows remote Gopher servers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and daemon restart) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long line in a response. NOTE:
This issue exists because of a CVE-2005-0094 regression (CVE-2011-3205).

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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: 56526

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-150.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/10/17

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: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: 2011/10/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3205

BID: 49534

OSVDB: 74847

MDVSA: 2011:150