USN-2327-1: Squid 3 vulnerability
28 August 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Squid could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- squid3 - Web proxy cache server
Matthew Daley discovered that Squid 3 did not properly perform input validation in request parsing. A remote attacker could send crafted Range requests to cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.