Debian Security Advisory DSA 3924-1 (varnish - security update)

Published: 2017-08-01 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
varnish on Debian Linux

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.2-1+deb8u1. For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 5.0.0-7+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your varnish Linux Distribution Packages.

A denial of service vulnerability was discovered in Varnish, a state of the art, high-performance web accelerator. Specially crafted HTTP requests can cause the Varnish daemon to assert and restart, clearing the cache in the process.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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