FreeBSD : squid -- denial of service (30a04ab4-ed7b-11e2-8643-8c705af55518)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 68898


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


Squid project reports :

Due to incorrect data validation Squid is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing specially crafted HTTP requests

This problem allows any client who can generate HTTP requests to perform a denial of service attack on the Squid service.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 68898

File Name: freebsd_pkg_30a04ab4ed7b11e286438c705af55518.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/07/16

Modified: 2013/09/18

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: 2013/07/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4123