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USN-601-1: Squid vulnerability

14 April 2008

Squid vulnerability




It was discovered that Squid did not perform proper bounds checking when
processing cache update replies. A remote authenticated user may be able
to trigger an assertion error and cause a denial of service. This
vulnerability is due to an incorrect upstream fix for CVE-2007-6239.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 7.10
Ubuntu 7.04
Ubuntu 6.10
Ubuntu 6.06

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