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RHSA-2004-591: squid

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the squid packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated squid package that fixes a remote denial of service
vulnerability
is now avaliable.

Squid is a full-featured Web proxy cache.

iDEFENSE reported a flaw in the squid SNMP module. This flaw could permit
a possible hacker who has the ability to send arbitrary packets to the SNMP port
to restart the server, causing it to drop all open connections. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2004-0918 to this issue.

All users of squid should update to this erratum package, which contains a
backport of the security fix for this vulnerability.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-591.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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