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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Squid Vendors:   Squid-cache.org
Squid Cache Update Reply Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019036
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019036
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-6239, CVE-2008-1612   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Apr 9 2008
Original Entry Date:  Dec 4 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.6.STABLE17
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Squid. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user that is trusted to use the proxy service can trigger a flaw in the processing of cache update replies to cause the target service to crash.

The Wikimedia Foundation reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor issued a fixed version (2.6.STABLE17).

Squid-2.6:

http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.6/changesets/11780.patch

Squid-3:

http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v3/3.0/changesets/11211.patch

The above fix for version 2.6 introduced a new denial of service vulnerability [CVE-2008-1612], which was corrected in 2008:

http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.6/changesets/11882.patch

Squid 2.6.STABLE18 contains the additional fix.

The Squid advisory is available at:

http://www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2007_2.txt

Vendor URL:  www.squid-cache.org/Advisories/SQUID-2007_2.txt (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 18 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Squid Cache Update Reply Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5.
Apr 9 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Squid Cache Update Reply Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5.



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