Squid FTP URL Special Character Handling Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description :

The remote squid caching proxy, according to its version number,
is vulnerable to various buffer overflows.

An attacker may use these to gain a shell on this system.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to squid 2.4.STABLE7 or newer

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Firewalls

Nessus Plugin ID: 10923 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4148

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0068

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