Debian: 2814-1: varnish: denial of service
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian 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 [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2814-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 09, 2013                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : varnish
Vulnerability  : denial of service
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4484
Debian Bug     : 728989

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.

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.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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