FreeBSD : Squid -- TRACE method handling denial of service (c27bc173-d7aa-11db-b141-0016179b2dd5)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24886
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSquid advisory 2007:1 notes :
Due to an internal error Squid-2.6 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing the TRACE request method.
To work around the problem deny access to using the TRACE method by inserting the following two lines before your first http_access rule.
acl TRACE method TRACE
http_access deny TRACE
SolutionUpdate the affected package.