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[DSA809] DSA-809-2 squid Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Certain aborted requests that trigger an assertion in squid, the
popular WWW proxy cache, may allow remote attackers to cause a denial
of service. This update also fixes a regression caused by
For completeness below is the original advisory text:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Squid, the popular WWW
proxy cache. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following problems:
Certain aborted requests that trigger an assert may allow remote
attackers to cause a denial of service.
Specially crafted requests can cause a denial of service.
For the oldstable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your squid package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-809
Threat Level: High
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