AlmaLinux 8 : varnish (ALSA-2024:1690)

high Nessus Plugin ID 193167


The remote AlmaLinux host is missing a security update.


The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALSA-2024:1690 advisory.

- Varnish Cache before 7.3.2 and 7.4.x before 7.4.3 (and before 6.0.13 LTS), and Varnish Enterprise 6 before 6.0.12r6, allows credits exhaustion for an HTTP/2 connection control flow window, aka a Broke Window Attack. (CVE-2024-30156)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 193167

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2024-1690.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 4/10/2024

Updated: 4/10/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-30156


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:varnish, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:varnish-devel, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:varnish-docs, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:varnish-modules, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::appstream, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::baseos, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::highavailability, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::nfv, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::powertools, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::realtime, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::resilientstorage, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::sap, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::sap_hana, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::supplementary

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/AlmaLinux/release, Host/AlmaLinux/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/8/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/24/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-30156

CWE: 400