Debian Security Advisory

DSA-651-1 squid -- buffer overflow, integer overflow

Date Reported:
20 Jan 2005
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2005-0094, CVE-2005-0095.
More information:

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:

  • CAN-2005-0094

    "infamous41md" discovered a buffer overflow in the parser for Gopher responses which will lead to memory corruption and usually crash Squid.

  • CAN-2005-0095

    "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.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Intel IA-32:
Intel IA-64:
Motorola 680x0:
Big endian MIPS:
Little endian MIPS:
IBM S/390:
Sun Sparc:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.