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USN-4551-1: Squid vulnerabilities

28 September 2020

Several security issues were fixed in Squid.

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Releases

Packages

  • squid3 - Web proxy cache server

Details

Alex Rousskov and Amit Klein discovered that Squid incorrectly handled
certain Content-Length headers. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to perform an HTTP request smuggling attack, resulting in cache
poisoning. (CVE-2020-15049)

Amit Klein discovered that Squid incorrectly validated certain data. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform an HTTP request
smuggling attack, resulting in cache poisoning. (CVE-2020-15810)

RĂ©gis Leroy discovered that Squid incorrectly validated certain data. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform an HTTP request
splitting attack, resulting in cache poisoning. (CVE-2020-15811)

Lubos Uhliarik discovered that Squid incorrectly handled certain Cache
Digest response messages sent by trusted peers. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause Squid to consume resources, resulting in a
denial of service. (CVE-2020-24606)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-4895-1: squid-purge, squid-cgi, squid3, squidclient, squid-common, squid
  • USN-4477-1: squid-purge, squid-cgi, squidclient, squid-common, squid