Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3553-1 varnish -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Apr 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 783510.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8852.
- More information:
Régis Leroy from Makina Corpus discovered that varnish, a caching HTTP reverse proxy, is vulnerable to HTTP smuggling issues, potentially resulting in cache poisoning or bypassing of access control policies.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.2-2+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your varnish packages.