Squid 3.1.6 DNS Replay DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5666

Synopsis

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

Description

Squid 3.1.6 is potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability that is caused by an assertion failure when contacting IPv4-only DNS resolvers.

Solution

Upgrade to Squid 3.1.7 or later.

See Also

http://bugs.squid-cache.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3021

http://www.squid-cache.org/mail-archive/squid-users/201008/0480.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5666

File Name: 5666.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2010/09/16

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 3389

Nessus ID: 48433

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/08/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/08/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2951

BID: 42645