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squidGuard 1.4 updates

Unit file fix.

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2016-fbb5a65729
  • Date: June 30, 2016

Fedora Update Notification
2016-06-30 09:52:35.134832

Name : squidGuard
Product : Fedora 22
Version : 1.4
Release : 26.fc22
Summary : Filter, redirector and access controller plugin for squid
Description :
squidGuard can be used to
- limit the web access for some users to a list of accepted/well known
web servers and/or URLs only.
- block access to some listed or blacklisted web servers and/or URLs
for some users.
- block access to URLs matching a list of regular expressions or words
for some users.
- enforce the use of domainnames/prohibit the use of IP address in
- redirect blocked URLs to an "intelligent" CGI based info page.
- redirect unregistered user to a registration form.
- redirect popular downloads like Netscape, MSIE etc. to local copies.
- redirect banners to an empty GIF.
- have different access rules based on time of day, day of the week,
date etc.
- have different rules for different user groups.
- and much more..

Neither squidGuard nor Squid can be used to
- filter/censor/edit text inside documents
- filter/censor/edit embeded scripting languages like JavaScript or
VBscript inside HTML

Update Information:

Unit file fix. ----

[ 1 ] Bug #1177012 - ExecStop syntax error in squidGuard.service
[ 2 ] Bug #1323211 - "squidGuard" doesn't guard - no errormessages when failing
[ 3 ] Bug #1348459 - CVE-2015-8936 squidGuard: Reflected cross site scripting vulnerability in
squidGuard.cgi [epel-all]
[ 4 ] Bug #1253636 - error: squidGuard:7 error verifying olddir path /var/log/squidGuard/old: No
such file or directory
[ 5 ] Bug #1253633 - /var/log/squidGuard permissions
[ 6 ] Bug #1348458 - CVE-2015-8936 squidGuard: Reflected cross site scripting vulnerability in
squidGuard.cgi [fedora-all]

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update squidGuard' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

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