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Squid < 2.5.STABLE7 SNMP ASN.1 Parser Remote DoS

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote Squid caching proxy, according to its version number, may be vulnerable to a remote denial of service.

This flaw is caused due to an input validation error in the SNMP module.

An attacker can exploit this flaw to crash the server with a specially crafted UDP packet.

Solution

Upgrade to Squid 2.5.STABLE7 or higher.