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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201412-30 ] Varnish: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Varnish: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201412-30)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: December 15, 2014
Bug(s): #458888, #489944
ID: 201412-30

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Varnish, the worst of
which could allow a remote attacker to create a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

Varnish is a web application accelerator.

Affected Packages

Package: www-servers/varnish
Vulnerable: < 3.0.5
Unaffected: >= 3.0.5
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Varnish. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition via a
specially crafted GET request. Furthermore a local attacker could obtain
sensitive information through insecure permissions on logfiles.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Varnish users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-servers/varnish-3.0.5"
   


References

CVE-2013-0345
CVE-2013-4484
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