Squid < 3.1.8 / 3.2.0.2 NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801043

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running Squid, a web proxy application.
Versions of Squid earlier than 3.1.8 / 3.2.0.2 are potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability caused by an internal error in its string handling. A remote attacker, exploiting this flaw, could crash the affected service.

Solution

Upgrade to Squid version 3.1.8, 3.2.0.2, or later.

See Also

http://.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2010_3.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801043

File Name: 801043.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2010/09/10

Nessus ID: 49693

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/09/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3072

BID: 42982