A Denial of Service vulnerability has been reported in Squid.
|Package||net-proxy/squid on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.6.17|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.6.17|
Squid is a multi-protocol proxy server.
The Wikimedia Foundation reported a memory leak vulnerability when performing cache updates.
A remote attacker could perform numerous specially crafted requests to the vulnerable server, resulting in a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Squid users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-proxy/squid-2.6.17"
January 09, 2008
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