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USN111-1 : squid vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
squid vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- squid
- squid-cgi
- squid-common
- squidclient


Description :

A remote Denial of Service vulnerability has been discovered in Squid.
If the remote end aborted the connection during a PUT or POST request,
Squid tried to free an already freed part of memory, which eventually
caused the server to crash.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- squid-2.5.5-6ubuntu0.7 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- squid-cgi-2.5.5-6ubuntu0.7 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- squid-common-2.5.5-6ubuntu0.7 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- squidclient-2.5.5-6ubuntu0.7 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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