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Secunia Security Advisory 16708

Secunia Security Advisory 16708
Posted Sep 8, 2005
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Nickolay has reported a vulnerability in Squid, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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Secunia Security Advisory 16708

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TITLE:
Squid "storeBuffer()" Denial of Service Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA16708

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16708/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
DoS

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
Squid 2.x
http://secunia.com/product/310/

DESCRIPTION:
Nickolay has reported a vulnerability in Squid, which potentially can
be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error in the use of
the "storeBuffer()" function when handling aborted requests. This may
be exploited to crash Squid.

SOLUTION:
Apply patch for 2.5.STABLE10:
http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.5/bugs/squid-2.5.STABLE10-STORE_PENDING.patch

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Nickolay

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.5/bugs/#squid-2.5.STABLE10-STORE_PENDING

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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