Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1596-1 squid3 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Nov 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 912294.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-19132.
More information:

It was discovered that there can be a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability in squid3 due to a memory leak in SNMP query rejection code when SNMP is enabled. In environments where per-process memory restrictions are not enforced strictly, a remote attacker to consume all memory available to the Squid process, causing it to crash.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 3.4.8-6+deb8u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your squid3 packages.

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