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Squid Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities March16 (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is running Squid and is prone to multiple denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws exist due to, - The 'http.cc' script proceeds with the storage of certain data after a response parsing failure. - The Edge Side Includes (ESI) parser does not check buffer limits during XML parsing. - An improper appending of data to String objects.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Squid version 3.x before 3.5.15 and 4.x before 4.0.7 on Windows.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Squid version 3.5.15 or 4.0.7 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)