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Squid -- TRACE method handling denial of service

Affected packages
2.6.* <= squid < 2.6.12


VuXML ID c27bc173-d7aa-11db-b141-0016179b2dd5
Discovery 2007-03-20
Entry 2007-03-21
Modified 2010-05-12

Squid advisory 2007:1 notes:

Due to an internal error Squid-2.6 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when processing the TRACE request method.


To work around the problem deny access to using the TRACE method by inserting the following two lines before your first http_access rule.

acl TRACE method TRACE

http_access deny TRACE


CVE Name CVE-2007-1560