This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
1) Resource management error
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrect synchronization when processing objects in an SMP cache. A remote client trigger a Squid worker assertion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
This attack is limited to SMP Squids using shared memory cache and/or an SMP rock disk cache.
Update the affected packages.
Vulnerable software versions
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.