Squid: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201110-24

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Squid allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

net-proxy/squid on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.1.15
Unaffected versions >= 3.1.15

Background

Squid is a full-featured web proxy cache.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Squid. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Remote unauthenticated attackers may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Squid process or cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All squid users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-proxy/squid-3.1.15"
 

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since September 4, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

References

Release Date
October 26, 2011

Latest Revision
October 26, 2011: 1

Severity
high

Exploitable
remote

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