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USN183-1 : squid vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
squid vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- squid
- squid-cgi
- squid-common
- squidclient

Description :

A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in the handling of
aborted requests. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash Squid
by sending specially crafted requests. (CVE-2005-2794)

Alex Masterov discovered a Denial of Service vulnerability in the
sslConnectTimeout() function. By sending specially crafted SSL
requests, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash Squid.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- squid-2.5.8-3ubuntu1.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- squid-cgi-2.5.8-3ubuntu1.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- squid-common-2.5.8-3ubuntu1.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- squidclient-2.5.8-3ubuntu1.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)

Threat Level: High

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