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RHSA-2014:1148: squid security update

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RHSA-2014:1148: squid security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/09/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/19/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients,supporting FTP, Gopher, and HTTP data objects.A flaw was found in the way Squid handled malformed HTTP Range headers.A remote attacker able to send HTTP requests to the Squid proxy could usethis flaw to crash Squid. (CVE-2014-3609)A buffer overflow flaw was found in Squid's DNS lookup module. A remoteattacker able to send HTTP requests to the Squid proxy could use this flawto crash Squid. (CVE-2013-4115)Red Hat would like to thank the Squid project for reporting theCVE-2014-3609 issue. Upstream acknowledges Matthew Daley as the originalreporter.All Squid users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, whichcontains backported patches to correct these issues. After installing thisupdate, the squid service will be restarted automatically.

Solution(s)

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

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