Squid 3.0.STABLE16 / 3.10.11

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40420

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VPR Score: 6.1


The remote proxy server is prone to denial of service attacks.


According to its banner, the version of the Squid proxy caching server installed on the remote host is older than 3.0.STABLE17 or
Such versions reportedly use incorrect bounds checking when processing some requests or responses.

Squid-2.x releases are not vulnerable.


Either upgrade to Squid version 3.0.STABLE17 or or later or apply the patch referenced in the project's advisory above.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40420

File Name: squid_3_0_16.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Family: Firewalls

Published: 2009/07/29

Updated: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 49692

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.1

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:squid-cache:squid

Required KB Items: www/squid, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2621, CVE-2009-2622

BID: 35812

CWE: 20, 119