[USN-2327-1] Squid 3 vulnerability

Jamie Strandboge jamie at canonical.com
Thu Aug 28 04:31:18 UTC 2014

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2327-1
August 28, 2014

squid3 vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


Squid could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network

Software Description:
- squid3: Web proxy cache server


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.


Package Information:

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