USN-4065-2: Squid vulnerabilities

22 July 2019

squid3 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in Squid.

Software Description

  • squid3 - Web proxy cache server

Details

USN-4065-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Squid. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Squid incorrectly handled Digest authentication. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Squid to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-12525)

It was discovered that Squid incorrectly handled Basic authentication. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Squid to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-12529)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
squid3 - 3.1.19-1ubuntu3.12.04.10

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.

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