==========================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-724-1          February 25, 2009
squid vulnerability
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 8.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 8.10:
  squid                           2.7.STABLE3-1ubuntu2.1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

Joshua Morin, Mikko Varpiola and Jukka Taimisto discovered that Squid did
not properly validate the HTTP version when processing requests. A remote
attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service (assertion failure).

Updated packages for Ubuntu 8.10:

  Source archives:

          Size/MD5:   303042 9132293f589a71ae3f771e1ae6de30f1
          Size/MD5:     1252 6953f88d6f4825daabd9e77bd0fa1a88
          Size/MD5:  1782040 a4d7608696e2b617aa5853c7d23e25b0

  Architecture independent packages:

          Size/MD5:   495876 b6d1e76b140c792297c14382a06ed3e3

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):

          Size/MD5:   771610 7f2ca95b0497cc23f0bf26b7a6503cc7
          Size/MD5:   119880 27ff06a902debe143acb7b3959fb1c52

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):

          Size/MD5:   695708 312c710ebdb46e3017b02cb672d14524
          Size/MD5:   118638 f2f2f698523d49d8971c7a22faebc427

  lpia architecture (Low Power Intel Architecture):

          Size/MD5:   694080 6720b3aca93aabb7600a1a2c2f699af5
          Size/MD5:   118550 7484981bd7c4c8b6361362e98d5d1631

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):

          Size/MD5:   777958 b9d530e92ad4638fb8d169ef55eb33f4
          Size/MD5:   120446 9899cd403bbca3e0e6f5a936cd2d9955

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):

          Size/MD5:   719088 2781d6fd1c7adc0b76aa12670ac1abb5
          Size/MD5:   119398 8a26b4da728c31d7bd116666191575b2

Ubuntu 724-1: Squid vulnerability

February 26, 2009
Joshua Morin, Mikko Varpiola and Jukka Taimisto discovered that Squid didnot properly validate the HTTP version when processing requests


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