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<glsa id="200801-05">
<title>Squid: Denial of Service</title>
A Denial of Service vulnerability has been reported in Squid.
<product type="ebuild">squid</product>
<announced>January 09, 2008</announced>
<revised>January 09, 2008: 01</revised>
<package name="net-proxy/squid" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.6.17</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.6.17</vulnerable>
Squid is a multi-protocol proxy server.
The Wikimedia Foundation reported a memory leak vulnerability when
performing cache updates.
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could perform numerous specially crafted requests to
the vulnerable server, resulting in a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Squid users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-proxy/squid-2.6.17&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-6239</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 05 Jan 2008 21:43:38 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 05 Jan 2008 21:44:28 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 07 Jan 2008 21:35:14 +0000">