Important CentOS squid Security Update

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medium
5.0
squid-3.3.8-12.el7_0.src.rpm, squid-3.3.8-12.el7_0.x86_64.rpm, squid-sysvinit-3.3.8-12.el7_0.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2014-3609
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2014-09-03
2017-07-27 19:07
ALAS-2014-411
ALAS-2014-433
Important CentOS squid Security Update
CVE-2014-3609 squid3
CVE-2014-3609 squid
CVE-2014-3609
2017-04-01 19:08
2017-01-05 20:12

Description


Updated squid packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
References section.

Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients,
supporting FTP, Gopher, and HTTP data objects.

A flaw was found in the way Squid handled malformed HTTP Range headers.
A remote attacker able to send HTTP requests to the Squid proxy could use
this flaw to crash Squid. (CVE-2014-3609)

Red Hat would like to thank the Squid project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Matthew Daley as the original reporter.

All Squid users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing this
update, the squid service will be restarted automatically.
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
7 squid squid-3.3.8-12.el7_0.src.rpm
squid squid-3.3.8-12.el7_0.x86_64.rpm
squid-sysvinit squid-sysvinit-3.3.8-12.el7_0.x86_64.rpm