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Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2001 01:52:31 +0200
From: Wichert Akkerman 
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA-077-1] squid FTP PUT problem
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-077-1                                  Wichert Akkerman
September 24, 2001
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Package        : squid
Problem type   : remote DoS
Debian-specific: no
Vladimir Ivaschenko found a problem in squid (a popular proxy cache).
He discovered that there was a flaw in the code to handle FTP PUT
commands: when a mkdir-only request was done squid would detect
an internal error and exit. Since squid is configured to restart
itself on problems this is not a big problem.
This has been fixed in version 2.2.5-3.2. This problem is logged
as bug 233 in the squid bugtracker and will also be fixed in
future squid releases.
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Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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  Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.
  Source archives:
      MD5 checksum: 313ec322ee2f0a1ada034b663e3c1900
      MD5 checksum: b5bee93a16b453ddfcfcba47ff890e15
      MD5 checksum: 3ae40a4f21b110553446fe3d92ed2bda
  Alpha architecture:
      MD5 checksum: fae45705a7ee232f8d03b4732a12df63
      MD5 checksum: eadbb969803ff90c5dcdc303045d62ea
      MD5 checksum: 30928ec74d7e99c6153e2955d9cd1ab6
  ARM architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 7a35d908fa1d2388085a0298701bee04
      MD5 checksum: e4370d9686faf2e9b60c2014fb912255
      MD5 checksum: 3e14d433f3032c5b1877591aa6fb9b83
  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 1e13385cb135b8b887055b8de6122b28
      MD5 checksum: edaf764ff5b74e852385668f72d9f637
      MD5 checksum: e5c24bec77c9dcaf4025dce215821bc3
  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 3585d677749848a5137cd28047c3279c
      MD5 checksum: 62d419bafd69b29dce27726ee7abee40
      MD5 checksum: a3008be51bf14268e155230c194e2281
  PowerPC architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 76c77d85a764797fc89f1b0112a141e9
      MD5 checksum: 9170efeb0e7507aa0e2757877aee2b7b
      MD5 checksum: 3b0aa78c0eab2e27e09aa10f8972aa25
  Sun Sparc architecture:
      MD5 checksum: 3d072245558b082c58b7446af5bedeba
      MD5 checksum: 40cb9da4742bfd4cd1c11536a360f384
      MD5 checksum: b77a77b1f119cf3b371bd9a87f3ebd6a
  These packages will be moved into the stable distribution on its next
For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory$arch/ .
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