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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:0545
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2011:0545.

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

It was found that string comparison functions in Squid did not properly
handle the comparisons of NULL and empty strings. A remote, trusted web
client could use this flaw to cause the squid daemon to crash via a
specially-crafted request. (CVE-2010-3072)

This update also fixes the following bugs:

* A small memory leak in Squid caused multiple ctx: enter level messages
to be logged to /var/log/squid/cache.log. This update resolves the memory
leak. (BZ#666533)

* This erratum upgrades Squid to upstream version 3.1.10. This upgraded
version supports the Google Instant service and introduces various code
improvements. (BZ#639365)

Users of squid should upgrade to this updated package, which resolves these
issues. After installing this update, the squid service will be restarted

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3072
BugTraq ID: 42982
Debian Security Information: DSA-2111 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:019 (Google Search)
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