USN-3192-1: Squid vulnerabilities

06 February 2017

Squid could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Releases

Packages

  • squid3 - Web proxy cache server

Details

Saulius Lapinskas discovered that Squid incorrectly handled processing
HTTP conditional requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to obtain sensitive information related to other clients' browsing
sessions. (CVE-2016-10002)

Felix Hassert discovered that Squid incorrectly handled certain HTTP
Request headers when using the Collapsed Forwarding feature. A remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive information
related to other clients' browsing sessions. This issue only applied to
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-10003)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.10
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

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