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USN-441-1: Squid vulnerability

26 March 2007

Squid vulnerability



A flaw was discovered in Squid's handling of the TRACE request method
which could lead to a crash. Remote attackers with access to the Squid
server could send malicious TRACE requests, and cause a denial of

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 6.10
  • squid-common - 2.6.1-3ubuntu1.3

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.