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MDKSA-2005:181: 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-2005:181 (squid).
Squid 2.5.9, while performing NTLM authentication, does not properly handle
certain request sequences, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service
The updated packages have been patched to address these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:181
Threat Level: High
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