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MDKSA-2005:078: 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-2005:078 (squid).

Squid 2.5, when processing the configuration file, parses empty Access Control
Lists (ACLs), including proxy_auth ACLs without defined auth schemes, in a way
that effectively removes arguments, which could permit remote attackers to
bypass intended ACLs if the administrator ignores the parser warnings.

Race condition in Squid 2.5.STABLE7 to 2.5.STABLE9, when using the Netscape
Set-Cookie recommendations for handling cookies in caches, may cause Set-Cookie
headers to be sent to other users, which permits attackers to steal the related
cookies. (CVE-2005-0626)

Squid 2.5.STABLE7 and earlier permits remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (segmentation fault) by aborting the connection during a (1) PUT or (2)
POST request, which causes Squid to access previosuly freed memory.

In addition, due to subtle bugs in the previous backported updates of squid
(Bugzilla #14209), all the squid-2.5 versions have been updated to
squid-2.5.STABLE9 with all the STABLE9 patches from the squid developers.

The updated packages are patched to fix these problems.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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