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MDKSA-2002:027: 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 MDKSA-2002:027 (squid).


A security issue has recently been found and fixed in the Squid-2.X releases up
to and including 2.4.STABLE4.
Error and boundary conditions were not checked when handling compressed DNS
answer messages in the internal DNS code (lib/rfc1035.c). A malicous DNS server
could craft a DNS reply that causes Squid to exit with a SIGSEGV.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:027
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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