Ubuntu 2327-1: Squid 3 vulnerability

    Date28 Aug 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Squid could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
    
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2327-1
    August 28, 2014
    
    squid3 vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Squid could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
    traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - squid3: Web proxy cache server
    
    Details:
    
    Matthew Daley discovered that Squid 3 did not properly perform input
    validation in request parsing. A remote attacker could send crafted Range
    requests to cause a denial of service.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      squid3                          3.3.8-1ubuntu6.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      squid3                          3.1.19-1ubuntu3.12.04.3
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2327-1
      CVE-2014-3609
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/squid3/3.3.8-1ubuntu6.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/squid3/3.1.19-1ubuntu3.12.04.3
    
    
    
    
    
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