Squid: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201607-01

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Squid, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

net-proxy/squid on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.5.19
Unaffected versions >= 3.5.19

Background

Squid is a full-featured Web proxy cache designed to run on Unix systems. It supports proxying and caching of HTTP, FTP, and other URLs, as well as SSL support, cache hierarchies, transparent caching, access control lists and many other features.

Description

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

Impact

An attacker can possibly execute arbitrary code or create a 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-3.5.19"
 

References

Release Date
July 09, 2016

Latest Revision
July 09, 2016: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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