openSUSE Security Update : varnish (openSUSE-SU-2013:1679-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issue with varnish :

- bnc#848451, CVE-2013-4484: fixed denial of service flaw
in certain GET requests when using certain
configurations in Varnish Cache handling

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00029.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848451

Solution :

Update the affected varnish packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75202 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63451

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4484

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