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Package name squid
Date February 26th, 2002
Advisory ID MDKSA-2002:016-1
Affected versions 7.1, 7.2, 8.0, CS1.0
Synopsis Updated squid packages fix dependency on openldap

Problem Description

Three security issues were found in the 2.x versions of the Squid proxy
server up to and including 2.4.STABLE3. The first is a memory leak in
the optional SNMP interface to Squid which could allow a malicious user
who can send packets to the Squid SNMP port to possibly perform a
Denial of Service attack on ther server if the SNMP interface is
enabled. The next is a buffer overflow in the implementation of ftp://
URLs where allowed users could possibly perform a DoS on the server,
and may be able to trigger remote execution of code (which the authors
have not yet confirmed). The final issue is with the HTCP interface
which cannot be properly disabled from squid.conf; HTCP is enabled by
default on Mandrake Linux systems.


The squid updates for all versions other than Mandrake Linux were
incorrectly built with LDAP authentication which introduced a
dependency on OpenLDAP. These new packages do not use LDAP
authentication. The Single Network Firewall 7.2 package previously
released did not use LDAP authentication, however rebuilding the source
RPM package required LDAP to be installed. Single Network Firewall 7.2
users do not need to upgrade to these packages to have a properly
function squid.

Updated Packages

Mandrakelinux 7.1

 60bb70afa95f2b43727bc8c9794fb0f9  7.1/RPMS/squid-2.4.STABLE4-1.5mdk.i586.rpm
a46c4bf51883fcfee529de2812f55458  7.1/SRPMS/squid-2.4.STABLE4-1.5mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 7.2

 0c3cfdf038650a8c85e703c8859df8d7  7.2/RPMS/squid-2.4.STABLE4-1.5mdk.i586.rpm
a46c4bf51883fcfee529de2812f55458  7.2/SRPMS/squid-2.4.STABLE4-1.5mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 8.0

 174eaf577cfde553ee0b8eb301792cba  8.0/RPMS/squid-2.4.STABLE4-1.6mdk.i586.rpm
e1d0df4fe930669e3ba12b90caefeca3  8.0/SRPMS/squid-2.4.STABLE4-1.6mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 8.0/PPC

 375ecbfec5947e9f47be3ada5084fc88  ppc/8.0/RPMS/squid-2.4.STABLE4-1.6mdk.ppc.rpm
e1d0df4fe930669e3ba12b90caefeca3  ppc/8.0/SRPMS/squid-2.4.STABLE4-1.6mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 1.0.1

 60bb70afa95f2b43727bc8c9794fb0f9  1.0.1/RPMS/squid-2.4.STABLE4-1.5mdk.i586.rpm
a46c4bf51883fcfee529de2812f55458  1.0.1/SRPMS/squid-2.4.STABLE4-1.5mdk.src.rpm




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Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of the downloaded package. You can do this with the command :

                rpm --checksig package.rpm

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If you use MandrivaUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG signature is performed automatically for you.