Squid 3.x < 3.1.8 / 3.2.x < 22.214.171.124 NULL Pointer Dereference DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5662
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
DescriptionThe remote host is running Squid, a web proxy application.
Versions of Squid earlier than 3.1.8 / 126.96.36.199 are potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability caused by an internal error in its string handling. A remote attacker, exploiting this flaw, could crash the affected service.
SolutionUpgrade to Squid version 3.1.8, 188.8.131.52, or later.