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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1267-1] squid security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Squid, a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients, has been found vulnerable to denial of service attacks associated with ESI response processing and intermediate CA certificate downloading. CVE-2018-1000027 Incorrect pointer handling resulted in the possibility of a remote client delivering certain HTTP requests in conjunction with certain trusted server responses involving the processing of ESI responses or downloading of intermediate CA certificates to trigger a denial of service for all clients accessing the squid service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

squid on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 2.7.STABLE9-4.1+deb7u3. We recommend that you upgrade your squid packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)