Re: [squid-users] Quick question on using squid as a reverse proxy

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008 22:36:17 +0200

fre 2008-04-25 klockan 09:51 -0400 skrev Steven Pfister:

> Does squid as it's installed do any kind of checking of URLs for signs of attacks, or does something additional need to be installed (and what's popular for that)?

Squid checks that the request is a properly formed HTTP request, which
stops a large number of bad things, but not all.

Additionally you can apply several types of ACLs to further restrict the
forwarded traffic based on
- method
- requested URL (pattern)
- HTTP request headers (pattern)

Received on Fri Apr 25 2008 - 20:37:25 MDT

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