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Squid overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains squid version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote squid caching proxy, according to its version number,
is vulnerable to various buffer overflows.

A possible hacker may use these to gain a shell on this system.

Solution : upgrade to squid 2.4.STABLE7 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 4148

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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