Squid Proxy Version Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 49692
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


It was possible to obtain the version number of the remote Squid proxy server.


The remote host is running the Squid proxy server, an open source proxy server. It was possible to read the version number from the banner.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 49692

File Name: squid_version.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Family: Firewalls

Published: 9/28/2010

Updated: 9/14/2020

Dependencies: proxy_use.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

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