Ubuntu Update for squid vulnerabilities USN-414-1

Published: 2009-03-23 09:55:18
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Summary:
Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-414-1

Affected Versions:
squid vulnerabilities on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 6.10

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
David Duncan Ross Palmer and Henrik Nordstrom discovered that squid incorrectly handled special characters in FTP URLs. Remote users with access to squid could crash the server leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2007-0247) Erick Dantas Rotole and Henrik Nordstrom discovered that squid could end up in an endless loop when exhausted of available external ACL helpers. Remote users with access to squid could cause CPU starvation, possibly leading to a denial of service. This does not affect a default Ubuntu installation, since external ACL helpers must be configured and used. (CVE-2007-0248)

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-0247
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-0248

References:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-414-1/

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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