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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0918

Original release date: 01/27/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The asn_parse_header function (asn1.c) in the SNMP module for Squid Web Proxy Cache before 2.4.STABLE7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (server restart) via certain SNMP packets with negative length fields that trigger a memory allocation error.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:014
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6045
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2004.048
External Source: XF
Name: squid-snmp-asnparseheader-dos(17688)
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:591
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1969
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2008_1.txt
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2005.16
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20041011 Squid Web Proxy Cache Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10931
External Source: BID
Name: 11385
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200410-15
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2004_3.txt

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10931
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)