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squid -- denial of service


Squid developers report:

Due to missing input validation Squid cachemgr.cgi tool is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing specially crafted requests.

This problem allows any client able to reach the cachemgr.cgi to perform a denial of service attack on the service host.

The nature of the attack may cause secondary effects through resource consumption on the host server.



portaudit: squid -- denial of service

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Oliver Eikemeier <>