FreeBSD : Squid -- TRACE method handling denial of service (c27bc173-d7aa-11db-b141-0016179b2dd5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24886


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Squid 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.

Workarounds :

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


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 24886

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c27bc173d7aa11dbb1410016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/03/26

Modified: 2015/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:squid, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/03/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1560