varnish - state of the art, high-performance web accelerator

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name varnish
Package version 3.0.2
Package release 2+deb7u2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 1.13 KB
Download size 500.80 KB
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Varnish Cache is a state of the art web accelerator written with
performance and flexibility in mind.
Varnish Cache stores web pages in memory so web servers don't have to
create the same web page over and over again. Varnish serves pages
much faster than any application server; giving the website a
significant speed up.
Some of the features include:
* A modern design
* VCL - a very flexible configuration language
* Load balancing with health checking of backends
* Partial support for ESI - Edge Side Includes
* URL rewriting
* Graceful handling of "dead" backends


Package Version Architecture Repository
varnish_3.0.2-2+deb7u2_amd64.deb 3.0.2 amd64 Debian Security Updates Main
varnish_3.0.2-2+deb7u2_i386.deb 3.0.2 i386 Debian Security Updates Main
varnish_3.0.2-2+deb7u2_amd64.deb 3.0.2 amd64 Debian Main
varnish - - -


Name Value
adduser -
gcc >= 3.3
libc-dev -
libc6 >= 2.4
libc6-dev -
libc6.1-dev -
libedit2 >= 2.11-20080614-1
libncurses5 >= 5.5-5~
libpcre3 >= 8.10
libtinfo5 -
libvarnishapi1 >= 3.0.0


Name Value
libvarnishapi1 << 3.0.0-5


Type URL
Binary Package varnish_3.0.2-2+deb7u2_i386.deb
Source Package varnish

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install varnish deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install varnish




2016-04-20 - Sebastien Delafond <>
varnish (3.0.2-2+deb7u2) wheezy-security; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team
* Fix HTTP Smuggling issues (CVE-2015-8852, Closes: #783510)
2013-12-08 - Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <>
varnish (3.0.2-2+deb7u1) wheezy-security; urgency=high
* Import upstream security patch.
A malformed request could in some configurations lead to Varnish
crashing.  CVE-2013-4484 (Closes: #728989)
2012-05-01 - Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <>
varnish (3.0.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Knut Arne Bjørndal ]
* Fix exit code from reload-vcl (Closes: #664857)
[ Stig Sandbeck Mathisen ]
* Do not run build tests by default (Closes: #663667)
* Use debhelper compat level 9 (Closes: #663064)
This gives us multiarch and hardening flags
* Remove /etc/varnish/secret on purge (Closes: #656220)
* Bump standards-version (no changes)
* Add systemd services
* Remove vcs_version.h patch
2011-10-29 - Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <>
varnish (3.0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Build from upstream tarball instead of git tag
* debian/watch: more specific regular expression
2011-09-24 - Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <>
varnish (3.0.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Tollef Fog Heen ]
* Make it possible to override DAEMON_OPTS for varnishlog and
* Make /etc/init.d/varnish status exit with a sensible status code
rather than always being 0 (Closes: #637110)
* Add missing options to reload-vcl to allow -C, -i, -M.
2011-09-02 - Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <>
varnish (3.0.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstrem release
* Do not run unless we need to
* Enable build tests on presumably sane architectures and buildbot hosts
2011-08-24 - Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <>
varnish (3.0.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
[ Tollef Fog Heen ]
* Drop build-dep on tcl, it's no longer needed.
* Change automake build-dep to automake rather than forcing 1.9.
* Remove .la files rather than neutering them.
* Remove .a files, they are not supported upstream.
* Move /usr/lib/varnish/lib*.so to varnish package, add Replaces
* Add --fail-missing to dh_install call and fix up varnish.install.
[ Stig Sandbeck Mathisen ]
* Update lintian-overrides
* Use packaged javascript libraries
2011-07-18 - Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <>
varnish (3.0.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Add package with detached debugging symbols for varnish (Thanks,
Jean-Baptiste Quenot)
2011-07-17 - Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <>
varnish (3.0.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Disable build tests (Closes: #632320)
2011-06-28 - Stig Sandbeck Mathisen <>
varnish (3.0.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Daniel Baumann ]
* Conditionally replace jquery.js in dh_installdocs override in order to
not fail when building arch any packages only (Closes: #631895).

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