Package : squid Vulnerability : buffer overflow, integer overflow Problem-Type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CAN-2005-0094 CAN-2005-0095
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Squid, the internet object cache, the popular WWW proxy cache. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project identifies the following vulnerabilities:
"infamous41md" discovered a buffer overflow in the parser for Gopher responses which will lead to memory corruption and usually crash Squid.
"infamous41md" discovered an integer overflow in the receiver of WCCP (Web Cache Communication Protocol) messages. An attacker could send a specially crafted UDP datagram that will cause Squid to crash.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 2.4.6-2woody5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 2.5.7-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your squid package.
Upgrade Instructions --------------------
wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:
apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody --------------------------------