Re: squid seg faults on bogusly large URLs

From: Ira Abramov <>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 1996 10:47:37 +0300 (IDT)

On Wed, 28 Aug 1996, Adrian Havill wrote:

> Our Squid 1.0.10 dies (Seg faults) whenever it receives a "URL that
> is too large."
> Looking through the logs, we noticed that some CGI "chat" programs
> are sending HUGE URLs (The "chat" string is in the CGI query part of
> the URL after the question mark).
> Granted, well behaved CGI programs shouldn't send massive URLs, but how
> would I go about patching the code to prevent squid from seg fault
> dying when a rogue (intentionally or unintentionally) program sends a
> huge URL?

chat CGIs have no reason to be cached either, does it help when you cancel
the caching of the specific site?

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