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 >> Squid remote denial of service


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Squid remote denial of service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains squid version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote squid caching proxy, according to its version number, may be
vulnerable to a remote denial of service.

This flaw is caused due to an input validation error in the SNMP module.

A possible hacker can exploit this flaw to crash the server with a specially
crafted UDP packet.

*** Nessus reports this vulnerability using only
*** information that was gathered, so this might
*** be a false positive.

Solution : Upgrade to squid 2.5.STABLE7 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11385

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

Cables, Connectors

Used Cisco WS-C2948G-GE-TX CATALYST 2948G-GE-TX 48 Port 4 SFP Switch
$145.0
Used Cisco WS-C2948G-GE-TX CATALYST 2948G-GE-TX 48 Port 4 SFP Switch pictureJC723A I Factory Sealed Renew HP A7500 8-port 10-GbE SFP+ SC TAA Module
$1400.0
JC723A I Factory Sealed Renew HP A7500 8-port 10-GbE SFP+ SC TAA Module pictureQlogic QLE2562 Dual Port 8GB/s Fiber Channel PCI-e Adapter PX2810403-01 w/2 SFP
$200.0
Qlogic QLE2562 Dual Port 8GB/s Fiber Channel PCI-e Adapter PX2810403-01 w/2 SFP picture30 CISCO DS-SFP-FC4G-SW (10-2195-01) 4GB SFP Transceivers Guaranteed
$40.0
30 CISCO DS-SFP-FC4G-SW (10-2195-01) 4GB SFP Transceivers Guaranteed picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.