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RHSA-2011:0545: squid security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2011:0545: squid security and bug fix update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/20/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/02/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients,supporting FTP, Gopher, and HTTP data objects.It was found that string comparison functions in Squid did not properlyhandle the comparisons of NULL and empty strings. A remote, trusted webclient could use this flaw to cause the squid daemon to crash via aspecially-crafted request. (CVE-2010-3072)This update also fixes the following bugs:Users of squid should upgrade to this updated package, which resolves theseissues. After installing this update, the squid service will be restartedautomatically.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-squid
  • redhat-upgrade-squid-debuginfo

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