Squid Unsupported Version Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 57750
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Synopsis

The remote host contains an unsupported version of a caching proxy server.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the installation of Squid running on the remote host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.

Solution

Upgrade to a version of Squid that is currently supported.

See Also

http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/

http://www.nessus.org/u?b3f1e161

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 57750

File Name: squid_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Family: Firewalls

Published: 1/31/2012

Updated: 9/22/2020

Dependencies: squid_version.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: www/squid, Settings/ParanoidReport

Reference Information

IAVA: 0001-A-0598