GLSA-201607-10 : Varnish: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201607-10
(Varnish: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Varnish fails to properly validate input from HTTP headers, and does not
deny requests with multiple Content-Length headers.

Impact :

Remote attackers could conduct an HTTP response splitting attack, which
may further enable them to conduct Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), Cache
Poisoning, Defacement, and Page Hijacking.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-10

Solution :

All Varnish users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/varnish-3.0.7'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92480 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8852

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