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Debian: DSA-3522-1: squid3 security update

Date 20 Mar 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Alex Rousskov from The Measurement Factory discovered that Squid3, a fully featured web proxy cache, does not properly handle errors for certain malformed HTTP responses. A remote HTTP server can exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit).

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3522-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
March 20, 2016                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : squid3
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-2571

Alex Rousskov from The Measurement Factory discovered that Squid3, a
fully featured web proxy cache, does not properly handle errors for
certain malformed HTTP responses. A remote HTTP server can exploit this
flaw to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit).

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
in version 3.1.20-2.2+deb7u4.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.4.8-6+deb8u2.

For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
in version 3.5.15-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.15-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your squid3 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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