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USN93-1 : 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 race condition was discovered in the handling of "Set-Cookie"
headers. If the obsolete Netscape recommendation was used for handling
cookies in the cache, it was possible for a possible hacker to steal the
cookies of other users.

Solution :

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