openSUSE Security Update : varnish (openSUSE-2016-588)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This varnish update to version 3.0.7 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2015-8852: Vulnerable to HTTP Smuggling issues:
Double Content Length and bad EOL. (boo#976097)

Bugs fixed :

- Stop recognizing a single CR (\r) as a HTTP line

- Improved error detection on master-child process
communication, leading to faster recovery (child
restart) if communication loses sync.

- Fix a corner-case where Content-Length was wrong for
HTTP 1.0 clients, when using gzip and streaming.

- More robust handling of hop-by-hop headers.

- Avoid memory leak when adding bans.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected varnish packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91205 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8852

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