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Squid Proxy Failed DNS Lookup Random Error Messages Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the usage of a freed pointer
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host running a Squid proxy on this port.
There is a vulnerability in the remote version of this software which may
allow a possible hacker to disclose the content of its memory by causing the
use of a freed pointer.
Solution: Apply the vendor released patch, for squid it is located here:
www.squid-cache.org. You can also protect yourself by enabling access lists
on your proxy.
Threat Level: Low
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