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Squid several remote vulnerabilities

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Squid, the popular WWW proxy cache. Certain aborted requests that trigger an assert may allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service. Specially crafted requests can cause a denial of service.

  • Vendor: Debian
  • Vendor ID: DSA 809-1
  • Date: September 13, 2005

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 809-1 [email protected] Martin Schulze
September 13th, 2005
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Package : squid
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-2794 CAN-2005-2796

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Squid, the popular WWW
proxy cache. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following problems:


Certain aborted requests that trigger an assert may allow remote
attackers to cause a denial of service.


Specially crafted requests can cause a denial of service.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.5.9-10sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.5.10-5.

We recommend that you upgrade your squid package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum: 659 a9eeeec5f2cb50c8cc0615d80ddd3448
Size/MD5 checksum: 343051 07af4fe1887f8f06c7f0b0181e8bd043
Size/MD5 checksum: 1384772 7290aa52ade1b5d5d3812e9089be13a9

Architecture independent components:
Size/MD5 checksum: 194914 8f884932fab62702c206a919f9813317

Alpha architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 942860 fe03705e82a8256f01358e01fc78fe64
Size/MD5 checksum: 100082 d1b15a432028108e7ac9ae3ef6fd24fc
Size/MD5 checksum: 78152 01b9a4741926e2e1a61ac9caf8f662c4

AMD64 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 822334 49fe562667b4a6c2b3df23e265f7fdd8
Size/MD5 checksum: 98258 d3b723da7377f459fcd4d37ddea4217c
Size/MD5 checksum: 76260 72d7e696587e731366226843b4a5fffe

ARM architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 783042 8cfe92643e527f26a2126a3c21fb1ee9
Size/MD5 checksum: 95782 cdd3b3c1f97b4434fb9a75fe0cb59823
Size/MD5 checksum: 75208 a6c59bf6c3ab810a3a3ad2d767d886e0

Intel IA-32 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 767454 854dfa14c6218c7ad87351acc0700904
Size/MD5 checksum: 96866 26460703415667d9ffb2cf7ae7d90526
Size/MD5 checksum: 75338 92dff139a14d41741f4d4bf1c0c561c9

Intel IA-64 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 1073800 5311d3c87c80f6255e684a47b202ed1a
Size/MD5 checksum: 103576 7bb8d9c943e38da9dc4f7711bfc81403
Size/MD5 checksum: 80660 0d9fde10362da3ace34e8a64479b7cef

HP Precision architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 849492 9e68e56025290ea5c05116e98b0c96f5
Size/MD5 checksum: 98034 90a84a60d668e00e08e46573d85face3
Size/MD5 checksum: 77634 e4d6becd74055d773dab265a5ebe0535

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 705390 532fee256be5652ca9644945c506a4bb
Size/MD5 checksum: 95094 bd7bdfa05c74c12d547a277b51c07eb3
Size/MD5 checksum: 74568 bfe0086a12787b86327382f2ddf7ddb7

Big endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 880002 26e42b4e259cf57d5ec7eced775cf816
Size/MD5 checksum: 97548 9f238b534a1c2291fd6a40f6e9605f01
Size/MD5 checksum: 76754 a27216ac6a54da87fb2269c72b74e27d

Little endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 882790 4bf35e60322b8ed354d96d908cc70648
Size/MD5 checksum: 97648 6a6264c1ae52f4a59c370f8db65dd317
Size/MD5 checksum: 76844 f7069807f6c0c85c3e0ee2cbae7c720c

PowerPC architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 817388 758ff6b7a4ed76d6bd8296e4c57b2723
Size/MD5 checksum: 96734 50de022ab7c1ddc659137d23f737bd80
Size/MD5 checksum: 75896 fb40740e8b4c618b32135c42237d7f47

IBM S/390 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 815950 cb9c58fb872989d9c936af287c53a8e2
Size/MD5 checksum: 97146 fbc6059a777958429b69670f49a96de2
Size/MD5 checksum: 76570 09ea209115eb65e59977deceef7ad1f0

Sun Sparc architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 773658 c790b3c82c813393650bf5043bd89c2e
Size/MD5 checksum: 95946 f3c61ed57ff0e28d5815e16624eada16
Size/MD5 checksum: 75602 7b3e6e607609dc5319ce7cdb5fcb4cfb

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: [email protected]
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and;

Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux)


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