[USN-2422-1] Squid vulnerabilities
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Nov 25 17:24:48 UTC 2014
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2422-1
November 25, 2014
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
- 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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