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[DSA809] DSA-809-2 squid

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-809-2 squid

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Certain aborted requests that trigger an assertion in squid, the
popular WWW proxy cache, may permit remote attackers to cause a denial
of service.  This update also fixes a regression caused by
DSA 751.
For completeness below is the original advisory text:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Squid, the popular WWW
proxy cache. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following problems:
Certain aborted requests that trigger an assert may permit remote
attackers to cause a denial of service.
Specially crafted requests can cause a denial of service.
For the oldstable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.6-2woody10.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.5.9-10sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.5.10-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your squid package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-809
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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