Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2013:129)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66141


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


Updated squid packages fix security vulnerability :

Due to missing input validation, the Squid cachemgr.cgi tool in Squid before 3.1.22 and 3.2.4 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing specially crafted requests (CVE-2012-5643).

It was discovered that the patch for CVE-2012-5643 was incorrect. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to perform a denial of service attack (CVE-2013-0189).


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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66141

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-129.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2013/11/25

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:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5643, CVE-2013-0189

BID: 56957, 57646

MDVSA: 2013:129

MGASA: 2012-0368, 2013-0029