USN-2921-1: Squid vulnerabilities
07 March 2016
Several security issues were fixed in Squid.
- squid3 - Web proxy cache server
Sebastian Krahmer discovered that Squid incorrectly handled certain SNMP
requests. If SNMP is enabled, a remote attacker could use this issue to
cause Squid to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-6270)
Alex Rousskov discovered that Squid incorrectly handled certain malformed
responses. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Squid
to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-2571)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-3557-1: squid3-common, squid-purge, squidclient, squid-common, squid-cgi, squid, squid3