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Squid 3.x < 3.1.8 / 3.2.x < NULL Pointer Dereference DoS



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


The remote host is running Squid, a web proxy application.

Versions of Squid earlier than 3.1.8 / 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.


Upgrade to Squid version 3.1.8,, or later.