Squid < 2.5.STABLE11 NTLM Authentication Header DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3247

Synopsis

The remote proxy server is vulnerable to a DoS attack.

Description

The remote squid caching proxy, according to its version number, is vulnerable to an attack where an attacker can disable the Squid proxy by sending a malformed NTLM request. Successful exploitation leads to a loss of availability.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5 STABLE11 or higher.

See Also

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?133a8605

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3247

File Name: 3247.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/09/30

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 3389

Nessus ID: 20010

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/09/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2917

BID: 14977

OSVDB: 19607