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Security update for squid

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(Last modified: 21FEB2005)


solutions Security update for squid SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (46d04b64d752063540e49f5a56c6f3c3)

Applies to

Package: squid
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-9882
Release: 20050221
Obsoletes: 20ebe5f88a2e9783292dc201bd8f61b6
ca1d3bfa57ff6866dc44f996cd8f0472
69dddd7a74293a6e4941544ef2bd4761
2121acad3e298802edbe172432353179

Indications

Everyone using squid should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a remote possible denial-of-service attack that can be
triggered by odd DNS packets and results in a crash of squid
( CAN-2005-0446). It also fixes a defect of the last security update
patch ( CAN-2005-0241).

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh squid.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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