Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Denial of Service >> Proxy accepts CONNECT requests to itself


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Proxy accepts CONNECT requests to itself

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Connects back to the web proxy through itself

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The proxy permits the users to perform
repeated CONNECT requests to itself.

This permit anybody to saturate the proxy CPU, memory or
file descriptors.

** Note that if the proxy limits the number of connections
** from a single IP (e.g. acl maxconn with Squid), it is
** protected against saturation and you may ignore this alert.

Solution: reconfigure your proxy so that
it refuses CONNECT requests to itself.

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

DELL PowerEdge R710 2x 2.40Ghz QC 72GB 2x NEW 900GB 10K SAS SED 90-Day Warranty
$733.7
DELL PowerEdge R710 2x 2.40Ghz QC 72GB 2x NEW 900GB 10K SAS SED 90-Day Warranty pictureApple MacPro A1186 Xeon Quad Core Dual 3GHz 8GB RAM 320GB SATA 8 Core 252501
$157.49
Apple MacPro A1186 Xeon Quad Core Dual 3GHz 8GB RAM 320GB SATA 8 Core 252501 pictureLot Of 2 Pair Intel Xeon X5690 SLBVX 3.46GHZ 12MB 6.4GT/S LGA 1366 HEX 6-CORE
$300.0
Lot Of 2 Pair Intel Xeon X5690 SLBVX 3.46GHZ 12MB 6.4GT/S LGA 1366 HEX 6-CORE   picture(COMPLETE) HP 1.8Ghz Xeon E5-2630L v3 CPU KIT DL80 G9 765530-L21
$920.0
(COMPLETE) HP 1.8Ghz Xeon E5-2630L v3 CPU KIT DL80 G9 765530-L21 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.