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Squid Proxy Failed DNS Lookup Random Error Messages Information Disclosure

Medium

Synopsis

The remote proxy can be tricked into disclosing portions of its memory.

Description

The remote host running a Squid proxy on this port. There is a vulnerability in the remote version of this software that may allow an attacker to disclose the content of its memory by causing the use of a freed pointer.

Solution

Upgrade to Squid 2.5.STABLE8 or 3.0-PRE4 or apply the vendor patches.