openSUSE Update for varnish openSUSE-SU-2019:2184-1 (varnish)

Published: 2019-09-26 02:01:29
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'varnish' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the openSUSE-SU-2019:2184_1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
This update for varnish fixes the following issues: Security issue fixed: - CVE-2019-15892: Fixed a potential denial of service by sending crafted HTTP/1 requests (boo#1149382). Non-security issues fixed: - Updated the Linux Distribution Package to release 6.2.1. - Added a thread pool watchdog which will restart the worker process if scheduling tasks onto worker threads appears stuck. The new parameter 'thread_pool_watchdog' configures it. - Disabled error for clobbering, which caused bogus error in varnishtest. Patch Instructions: To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product: - openSUSE Leap 15.1: zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-2184=1 - openSUSE Leap 15.0: zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-2184=1

Affected Versions:
'varnish' Linux Distribution Package(s) on openSUSE Leap 15.0.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-15892

References:

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00069.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.8

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