This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2011 Adam Baldwin
The remote host has an application that is affected by a denial
of service vulnerability.
A problem exists in the way the remote Squid proxy server handles a
special 'mkdir-only' PUT request, and causes denial of service to the
An attacker may use this flaw to prevent your LAN users from accessing
Apply the vendor released patch, for squid it is located here:
www.squid-cache.org. You can also protect yourself by enabling access
lists on your proxy.
*** Note that Nessus solely relied on the version number of the remote
*** proxy to issue this warning
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true