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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702814
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2814-1 (varnish - denial of service)
Summary:A denial of service vulnerability was reported in varnish, a state of;the art, high-performance web accelerator. With some configurations of;varnish a remote attacker could mount a denial of service (child-process;crash and temporary caching outage) via a GET request with trailing;whitespace characters and no URI.
Description:Summary:
A denial of service vulnerability was reported in varnish, a state of
the art, high-performance web accelerator. With some configurations of
varnish a remote attacker could mount a denial of service (child-process
crash and temporary caching outage) via a GET request with trailing
whitespace characters and no URI.

Affected Software/OS:
varnish on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.3-8+deb6u1.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.2-2+deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.5-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your varnish packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4484
Bugtraq: 20131030 [CVE-2013-4484] DoS vulnerability in Varnish HTTP cache (Google Search)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2013-10/0158.html
Debian Security Information: DSA-2814 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2814
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/10/30/5
http://secunia.com/advisories/55452
http://secunia.com/advisories/55746
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1679 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00029.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1683 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00033.html
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