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MDKSA-2005:162: squid Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the squid package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:162 (squid).
Two vulnerabilities were recently discovered in squid:
The first is a DoS possible via certain aborted requests that trigger an
assertion error related to 'STOP_PENDING' (CVE-2005-2794).
The second is a DoS caused by certain crafted requests and SSL timeouts
The updated packages have been patched to address these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:162
Threat Level: High
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