Squid < 3.0.STABLE24 HTCP Request DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5340

Synopsis

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

Description

According to its banner, the version of Squid proxy caching server installed on the remote host is 2.x or 3.0.x earlier than 3.0.STABLE24. Such versions are potentially affected by a denial-of-service vulnerability due to incorrect processing of specially crafted HTCP packets.

Solution

Either upgrade to Squid version 3.0.STABLE24 or later, or apply the patch referenced in the project's advisory above.

See Also

http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.7/changesets/12600.patch

http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.0/changesets/3.0-ADV-2010_2.patch

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2010_2.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5340

File Name: 5340.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2010/02/12

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 3389

Nessus ID: 45591

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0639

BID: 38212

OSVDB: 62297