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Fedora Core 3 2005-106: squid

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
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
/var/cache/samba/winbindd_privileged
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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