Squid < 2.5.STABLE7 SNMP ASN.1 Parser Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2363

Synopsis

The remote proxy server is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote Squid caching proxy, according to its version number, may be vulnerable to a remote denial of service.

This flaw is caused due to an input validation error in the SNMP module.

An attacker can exploit this flaw to crash the server with a specially crafted UDP packet.

Solution

Upgrade to Squid 2.5.STABLE7 or higher.

See Also

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2004_3.txt

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2008_1.txt

http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.5/bugs

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2363

File Name: 2363.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/10/12

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 3389

Nessus ID: 15463

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:ND/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:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/10/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0845, CVE-2004-0918

BID: 11385