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Squid NTLM Authentication Denial Of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for NTLM authentication denial of service vulnerability in Squid

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web proxy server is prone to denial of service attacks.

Description :

The version of Squid, an open-source web proxy cache, installed on the
remote host will abort if it receives a specially-crafted NTLM
challenge packet. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to stop
the affected application, thereby denying access to legitimate users.

See also :

http://www.squid-cache.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=1391

Solution :

Apply the patch referenced in the bug report or upgrade to Squid
2.5.STABLE11 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:P/I:N/B:A)

Networks Security ID: 14977

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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