GLSA-201209-08 : SquidClamav: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62289
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-08 (SquidClamav: Denial of Service)
SquidClamav does not properly escape URLs before passing them to the system command call.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted URL to SquidClamav, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll SquidClamav users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-proxy/squidclamav-6.8'