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squid -- FTP server response handling denial of service


A Secunia Advisory reports:

M.A.Young has reported a vulnerability in Squid, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in handling certain FTP server responses. This can be exploited to crash Squid by visiting a malicious FTP server via the proxy.



portaudit: squid -- FTP server response handling denial of service

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