[USN-2422-1] Squid vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Nov 25 17:24:48 UTC 2014

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2422-1
November 25, 2014

squid3 vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 14.10
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


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

Software Description:
- squid3: Web proxy cache server


Sebastian Krahmer discovered that the Squid pinger incorrectly handled
certain malformed ICMP packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause Squid to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.10:
  squid3                          3.3.8-1ubuntu8.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  squid3                          3.3.8-1ubuntu6.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2014-7141, CVE-2014-7142

Package Information:

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