Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : squid (MDVSA-2013:199)

High Nessus Plugin ID 69067


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


Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in squid :

Due to incorrect data validation Squid is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack when processing specially crafted HTTP requests. This problem allows any trusted client or client script who can generate HTTP requests to trigger a buffer overflow in Squid, resulting in a termination of the Squid service (CVE-2013-4115).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69067

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-199.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/07/26

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: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: 2013/07/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4115

BID: 61111

MDVSA: 2013:199