Squid: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201411-11

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Squid, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

net-proxy/squid on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.3.13-r1
Unaffected versions >= 3.3.13-r1

Background

Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more.

Description

An assertion failure in processing of SSL-Bump has been found in Squid. Heap based overflow is discovered when processing SNMP requests.

Impact

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly resulting in a executing of arbitrary code or Denial of Service condition.

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-3.3.13-r1"
 

References

Release Date
November 27, 2014

Latest Revision
November 27, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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