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SUSE-SA:2005:006: 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 SUSE-SA:2005:006 (squid).


Squid is a feature-rich web-proxy with support for various web-related
protocols.
The last two squid updates from February the 1st and 10th fix several
vulnerabilities. The impact of them range from remote denial-of-service
over cache poisoning to possible remote command execution.
Due to the hugh amount of bugs the vulnerabilities are just summarized
here.

CVE-2005-0094
A buffer overflow in the Gopher responses parser leads
to memory corruption and usually crash squid.

CVE-2005-0095
An integer overflow in the receiver of WCCP (Web Cache
Communication Protocol) messages can be exploited remotely
by sending a specially crafted UDP datagram to crash squid.

CVE-2005-0096
A memory leak in the NTLM fakeauth_auth helper for
Squid 2.5.STABLE7 and earlier permits remote attackers
to cause a denial-of-service due to uncontrolled memory
consumption.

CVE-2005-0097
The NTLM component in Squid 2.5.STABLE7 and earlier permits
remote attackers to cause a crash od squid by sending a
malformed NTLM message.

CVE-2005-0173
LDAP handles search filters very laxly. This behaviour can
be abused to log in using several variants of a login name,
possibly bypassing explicit access controls or confusing
accounting.

CVE-2005-0175 and CVE-2005-0174
Minor problems in the HTTP header parsing code that
can be used for cache poisoning.

CVE-2005-0211
A buffer overflow in the WCCP handling code in Squid 2.5
before 2.5.STABLE7 permits remote attackers to cause a
denial-of-service and possibly execute arbitrary code
by using a long WCCP packet.

CVE-2005-0241
The httpProcessReplyHeader function in Squid 2.5-STABLE7
and earlier does not properly set the debug context when
it is handling 'oversized' HTTP reply headers. The impact
is unknown.



Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_06_squid.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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