Squid 3.x < 3.0.STABLE18 / 3.1.x < 220.127.116.11 DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5108
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack
DescriptionAccording to its banner, the version of the Squid proxy caching server installed on the remote host is older than 3.0.STABLE17 or 18.104.22.168. Such versions reportedly use incorrect bounds checking when processing some requests or responses. Squid-2.x releases are not vulnerable.
SolutionEither upgrade to Squid version 3.0.STABLE17 or 22.214.171.124 or later or apply the patch referenced in the project's advisory above.