Squid < 2.4.STABLE2 mkdir-only PUT Request DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1524

Synopsis

The remote proxy server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

The remote Squid caching proxy may be disabled remotely by any user by sending it a malformed 'mkdir-only' PUT request, denying access to legitimate users.

Solution

Upgrade to 2.4.STABLE2, or apply the vendor-supplied patch.

See Also

http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.4/bugs

http://www.nessus.org/u?8066ddba

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1524

File Name: 1524.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 3389

Nessus ID: 10768

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2001/08/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/03/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0843

BID: 3354

OSVDB: 639