USN-2327-1: Squid 3 vulnerability

28 August 2014

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

Releases

Packages

  • 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
Ubuntu 12.04

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

References