Intrusion Prevention

Squid.Proxy.HTCP.Packet.Processing.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a denial-of-service vulnerability in Squid Proxy.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted Hypertext Caching Protocol (HTCP) packet. It allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.

Affected Products

Squid Web Proxy Cache 3.0 PRE3 and previous versions

Impact

Denial of Service

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to Squid version 3.0.STABLE24:
http://www.squid-cache.org/Download/

CVE References

CVE-2010-0639