Squid 3.x < 3.2.12 / 3.3.x < 3.3.7 idnsALookup HTTP Request DoS

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6931
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Synopsis

The remote proxy server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability

Description

Squid version prior to 3.x to 3.2.12 or 3.3.x prior to 3.3.7 are potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability. A buffer overflow exists in the 'idnsALookup' function in the file 'dns_internal.cc' that could allow specially crafted HTTP requests that could result in a denial of service

Solution

Either upgrade to Squid version 3.2.12 / 3.3.7 or later, or apply the vendor-supplied patch.

See Also

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2013_2.txt

http://www.nessus.org/u?7d4a3221

http://www.nessus.org/u?01ebdd34

http://www.nessus.org/u?04f9aba0

http://www.nessus.org/u?89d9d13f

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6931

Family: Web Servers

Published: 7/19/2013

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 3389

Nessus ID: 69041

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:squid-cache:squid:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 7/11/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/11/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4115

BID: 61111