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MDKSA-2005:104: 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-2005:104 (squid).



A bug was found in the way that Squid handles DNS replies. If the port Squid
uses for DNS requests is not protected by a firewall, it is possible for a
remote attacker to spoof DNS replies, possibly redirecting a user to spoofed or
malicious content.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:104
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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