Squid Proxy up to 2.6.STABLE7 Queue external_acl denial of service
A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Squid Proxy up to 2.6.STABLE7 (Firewall Software). This vulnerability affects the function
external_aclof the component Queue Handler. Upgrading to version 2.6.STABLE7 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at squid-cache.org. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. A possible mitigation has been published 2 weeks after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 8948....