Mandriva: 2011:193: squid
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in squid: The idnsGrokReply function in Squid before 3.1.16 does not properly free memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon abort) via a DNS reply containing a CNAME record [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2011:193
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : squid
 Date    : December 27, 2011
 Affected: 2011.
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in squid:
 
 The idnsGrokReply function in Squid before 3.1.16 does not properly
 free memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
 service (daemon abort) via a DNS reply containing a CNAME record
 that references another CNAME record that contains an empty A record
 (CVE-2011-4096).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4096
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2011:
 dfcc60c460150bb3f359a63b646d45b6  2011/i586/squid-3.1.15-1.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 1798068f0a75cdf99df2b543f5721614  2011/i586/squid-cachemgr-3.1.15-1.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm 
 e19115ab1d4be2ef9ecd877c1ce511e4  2011/SRPMS/squid-3.1.15-1.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2011/X86_64:
 8c3ef93cace353be3e4075d6b7b92f6f  2011/x86_64/squid-3.1.15-1.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 842a3385d660fc85bfba1ef6236df5f3  2011/x86_64/squid-cachemgr-3.1.15-1.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 
 e19115ab1d4be2ef9ecd877c1ce511e4  2011/SRPMS/squid-3.1.15-1.1.src.rpm
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