FreeBSD : squid -- FTP server response handling denial of service (1c3142a3-4ab2-11da-932d-00055d790c25)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21393
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionA Secunia Advisory reports :
M.A.Young has reported a vulnerability in Squid, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in handling certain FTP server responses. This can be exploited to crash Squid by visiting a malicious FTP server via the proxy.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.