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Fedora 11 Update: squid-3.0.STABLE18-1.fc11 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Fixes several denial of service issues which could allow an attacker to stop the Squid service. CVE-2009-2621, CVE-2009-2622
Fedora Update Notification
2009-08-07 04:35:58

Name        : squid
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 3.0.STABLE18
Release     : 1.fc11
URL         :
Summary     : The Squid proxy caching server
Description :
Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for Web clients,
supporting FTP, gopher, and HTTP data objects. Unlike traditional
caching software, Squid handles all requests in a single,
non-blocking, I/O-driven process. Squid keeps meta data and especially
hot objects cached in RAM, caches DNS lookups, supports non-blocking
DNS lookups, and implements negative caching of failed requests.

Squid consists of a main server program squid, a Domain Name System
lookup program (dnsserver), a program for retrieving FTP data
(ftpget), and some management and client tools.

Update Information:

Fixes several denial of service issues which could allow an attacker to stop the
Squid service.  CVE-2009-2621, CVE-2009-2622

* Tue Aug  4 2009 Henrik Nordstrom  - 7:3.0.STABLE18-1
- Update to 3.0.STABLE18
* Sat Aug  1 2009 Henrik Nordstrom  - 7:3.0.STABLE17-3
- Squid Bug #2728: regression: assertion failed: "!eof"
* Mon Jul 27 2009 Henrik Nordstrom  - 7:3.0.STABLE17-1
- Bug #514014, update to 3.0.STABLE17 fixing the denial of service issues
  mentioned in Squid security advisory SQUID-2009_2.
* Wed Jul  1 2009 Jiri Skala  7:3.0.STABLE16-2
- fixed patch parameter of bXXX patches
* Mon Jun 29 2009 Henrik Nordstrom  - 7:3.0.STABLE16-1
- Upgrade to 3.0.STABLE16
* Sat May 23 2009 Henrik Nordstrom  - 7:3.0.STABLE15-2
- Bug #453304 - Squid requires restart after Network Manager connection setup
* Sat May  9 2009 Henrik Nordstrom  - 7:3.0.STABLE15-1
- Upgrade to 3.0.STABLE15
* Tue Apr 28 2009 Jiri Skala  - 7:3.0.STABLE14-3
- fixed ambiguous condition in the init script (exit 4)
* Mon Apr 20 2009 Henrik Nordstrom  - 7:3.0.STABLE14-2
- Squid bug #2635: assertion failed: "Headers[id].type == ftInt64"
* Sun Apr 19 2009 Henrik Nordstrom  - 7:3.0.STABLE14-1
- Upgrade to 3.0.STABLE14
* Fri Mar  6 2009 Henrik Nordstrom  - 7:3.0.STABLE13-2
- backported syslog parameters patch from 3.1 (b9443.patch)
- GCC-4.4 workaround in src/
* Wed Feb 25 2009 Fedora Release Engineering  - 7:3.0.STABLE13-2
- Rebuilt for

  [ 1 ] Bug #514013 - CVE-2009-2621, CVE-2009-2622 squid: multiple vulnerabilities fixed in squid 3.0.STABLE17

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update squid' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

Fedora-package-announce mailing list
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