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The remote proxy may be vulnerable to a denial of service.
The proxy allows the users to perform repeated CONNECT requests to
This allow anybody to saturate the proxy CPU, memory or file
** Note that if the proxy limits the number of connections
** from a single IP (e.g. acl maxconn with Squid), it is
** protected against saturation and you may ignore this alert.
Reconfigure your proxy so that it refuses CONNECT requests to itself.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 17154 (http_proxy_loop_connect.nasl)
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