Squid 3.0.STABLE16 / 3.10.11

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote proxy server is prone to denial of service attacks.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of the Squid proxy caching server
installed on the remote host is older than 3.0.STABLE17 or
Such versions reportedly use incorrect bounds checking when processing
some requests or responses.

Squid-2.x releases are not vulnerable.

See also :


Solution :

Either upgrade to Squid version 3.0.STABLE17 or or later or
apply the patch referenced in the project's advisory above.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Firewalls

Nessus Plugin ID: 40420 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35812

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2621