USN-724-1: Squid vulnerability
Posted on: 02/26/2009 02:40 PM

A new Squid vulnerability update is available for Ubuntu Linux. Here the announcement:

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-724-1 February 25, 2009
squid vulnerability

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 8.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 8.10:
squid 2.7.STABLE3-1ubuntu2.1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

Joshua Morin, Mikko Varpiola and Jukka Taimisto discovered that Squid did
not properly validate the HTTP version when processing requests. A remote
attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service (assertion failure).

Updated packages for Ubuntu 8.10:

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 303042 9132293f589a71ae3f771e1ae6de30f1
Size/MD5: 1252 6953f88d6f4825daabd9e77bd0fa1a88
Size/MD5: 1782040 a4d7608696e2b617aa5853c7d23e25b0

Architecture independent packages:
Size/MD5: 495876 b6d1e76b140c792297c14382a06ed3e3

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):
Size/MD5: 771610 7f2ca95b0497cc23f0bf26b7a6503cc7
Size/MD5: 119880 27ff06a902debe143acb7b3959fb1c52

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):
Size/MD5: 695708 312c710ebdb46e3017b02cb672d14524
Size/MD5: 118638 f2f2f698523d49d8971c7a22faebc427

lpia architecture (Low Power Intel Architecture):
Size/MD5: 694080 6720b3aca93aabb7600a1a2c2f699af5
Size/MD5: 118550 7484981bd7c4c8b6361362e98d5d1631

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):
Size/MD5: 777958 b9d530e92ad4638fb8d169ef55eb33f4
Size/MD5: 120446 9899cd403bbca3e0e6f5a936cd2d9955

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):
Size/MD5: 719088 2781d6fd1c7adc0b76aa12670ac1abb5
Size/MD5: 119398 8a26b4da728c31d7bd116666191575b2

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