Debian Security Advisory
DLA-478-1 squid3 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 May 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 823968.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-4051, CVE-2016-4052, CVE-2016-4053, CVE-2016-4054, CVE-2016-4554, CVE-2016-4555, CVE-2016-4556.
- More information:
Several security issues have been discovered in the Squid caching proxy.
CESG and Yuriy M. Kaminskiy discovered that Squid cachemgr.cgi was vulnerable to a buffer overflow when processing remotely supplied inputs relayed through Squid.
CESG discovered that a buffer overflow made Squid vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack when processing ESI responses.
CESG found that Squid was vulnerable to public information disclosure of the server stack layout when processing ESI responses.
CESG discovered that Squid was vulnerable to remote code execution when processing ESI responses.
Jianjun Chen found that Squid was vulnerable to a header smuggling attack that could lead to cache poisoning and to bypass of same-origin security policy in Squid and some client browsers.
"bfek-18" and "@vftable" found that Squid was vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack when processing ESI responses, due to incorrect pointer handling and reference counting.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these issues have been fixed in squid3 version 3.1.20-2.2+deb7u5. We recommend you to upgrade your squid3 packages.