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USN111-1 : squid vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
These remote packages are missing security patches :
A remote Denial of Service vulnerability has been discovered in Squid.
If the remote end aborted the connection during a PUT or POST request,
Squid tried to free an already freed part of memory, which eventually
caused the server to crash.
Upgrade to :
- squid-2.5.5-6ubuntu0.7 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- squid-cgi-2.5.5-6ubuntu0.7 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- squid-common-2.5.5-6ubuntu0.7 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- squidclient-2.5.5-6ubuntu0.7 (Ubuntu 4.10)
Threat Level: High
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