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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Check for the version of the squid package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-106 (squid).
Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for Web clients,
supporting FTP, gopher, and HTTP data objects. Unlike traditional
caching software, Squid handles all requests in a single,
non-blocking, I/O-driven process. Squid keeps meta data and especially
hot objects cached in RAM, caches DNS lookups, supports non-blocking
DNS lookups, and implements negative caching of failed requests.
Squid consists of a main server program squid, a Domain Name System
lookup program (dnsserver), a program for retrieving FTP data
(ftpget), and some management and client tools.
* Tue Feb 01 2005 Jay Fenlason 7:2.5.STABLE7-1.FC3.1
- Add more upstream patches, including fixes for
bz#146783 Correct handling of oversized reply headers
bz#146778 CVE-2005-0211 Buffer overflow in WCCP recvfrom() call
* Thu Jan 20 2005 Jay Fenlason 7:2.5.STABLE7-1.FC3
- Upgrade to 2.5.STABLE7 and 18 upstream patches.
- This includes fixes for CVE-2005-0094 CVE-2005-0095 CVE-2004-0096
and CVE-2004-0097. This closes bz#145543 and bz#141938
- This obsoletes Ulrich Drepper's -nonbl patch.
- Add a triggerin on samba-common to make
accessable so that ntlm_auth will work.
This fixes bz#103726
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=357
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security
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