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Family: Denial of Service --> Category: infos

Squid remote denial of service Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains squid version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

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
Threat Level: High

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