|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for squid RHSA-2011:1293-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'squid'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'squid'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients,
supporting FTP, Gopher, and HTTP data objects.
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Squid parsed replies from
remote Gopher servers. A remote user allowed to send Gopher requests to a
Squid proxy could possibly use this flaw to cause the squid child process
to crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the squid user,
by making Squid perform a request to an attacker-controlled Gopher server.
Users of squid should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to correct this issue. After installing this update, the
squid service will be restarted automatically.
squid on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3205|
BugTraq ID: 49356
Debian Security Information: DSA-2304 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2011:1019 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:1996 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:2089 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2011:1018 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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