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

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801038


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


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.


Upgrade to Squid 2.5.STABLE7 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801038

File Name: 801038.prm

Family: Web Servers

Nessus ID: 15463

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0845, CVE-2004-0918

BID: 11385