Squid < 3.1.8 / NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801043


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


The remote host is running Squid, a web proxy application.
Versions of Squid earlier than 3.1.8 / 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.


Upgrade to Squid version 3.1.8,, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801043

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2010/09/10

Nessus ID: 49693

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

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