[squid-users] [squid-announce] Squid 3.4.14 is available

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Thu Aug 6 02:04:39 UTC 2015

The Squid HTTP Proxy team is very pleased to announce the availability
of the Squid-3.4.14 release!

This release is a security fix release resolving a vulnerability and
some bugs found in the prior releases.

    REMINDER: This and older releases are already deprecated by
              Squid-3.5 availability.

The major changes to be aware of:

* SQUID-2015:2 Improper Protection of Alternate Path


Squid when passing a CONNECT request to a cache_peer blindly passes the
response back to the client. This can result in further requests on the
connection bypassing all access controls or routing configuration in the
gateway proxy that would otherwise have been applied.

The default settings of Squid protect most sites against this. However
certain known network topologies require the configuration which is

 All users of older Squid are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.

 See the ChangeLog for the full list of changes in this and earlier

Please refer to the release notes at
when you are ready to make the switch to Squid-3.4

Upgrade tip:
  "squid -k parse" is starting to display even more
   useful hints about squid.conf changes.

This new release can be downloaded from our HTTP or FTP servers


or the mirrors. For a list of mirror sites see


If you encounter any issues with this release please file a bug report.

Amos Jeffries

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