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Squid NTLM Authentication Denial Of Service Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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 :

Solution :

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

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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