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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4484

Original release date: 10/31/2013
Last revised: 12/19/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Varnish before 3.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (child-process crash and temporary caching outage) via a GET request with trailing whitespace characters and no URI.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20131030 Re: CVE number needed for Varnish DoS, also heads-up
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1683
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20131030 [CVE-2013-4484] DoS vulnerability in Varnish HTTP cache
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55746
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://www.varnish-cache.org/trac/ticket/1367
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1679
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55452
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2814

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