A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)
The following packages are affected:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to version 2.5.5-6ubuntu0.7. In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.
A remote Denial of Service vulnerability has been discovered in Squid. If the remote end aborted the connection during a PUT or POST request, Squid tried to free an already freed part of memory, which eventually caused the server to crash.