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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55328
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:766
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:766.

Squid is a full-featured Web proxy cache.

A bug was found in the way Squid displays error messages. A remote attacker
could submit a request containing an invalid hostname which would result in
Squid displaying a previously used error message. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2004-2479 to this issue.

Two denial of service bugs were found in the way Squid handles malformed
requests. A remote attacker could submit a specially crafted request to
Squid that would cause the server to crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2005-2794 and
CVE-2005-2796 to these issues.

Please note that CVE-2005-2796 does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1

Users of Squid should upgrade to this updated package that contains
backported patches, and is not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-766.html
http://www.squid-cache.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=1143
http://www.squid-cache.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=1368
http://www.squid-cache.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=1325
http://www.squid-cache.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=1355

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
5.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-2479
BugTraq ID: 11865
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11865
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA--.shtml
http://www.osvdb.org/12282
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9711
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-766.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1012466
http://secunia.com/advisories/13408
http://secunia.com/advisories/16977
XForce ISS Database: squid-hostname-obtain-info(18406)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18406
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2794
BugTraq ID: 14761
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14761
Debian Security Information: DSA-809 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-809
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-06.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:162
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10276
http://secunia.com/advisories/17027
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2005:053 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_53_squid.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:021 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_21_sr.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2796
BugTraq ID: 14731
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14731
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10522
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014846
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