Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : haproxy vulnerabilities (USN-1800-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled configurations
where global.tune.bufsize was set to a value higher than the default.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service,
or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-2942)

Yves Lafon discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled HTTP keywords
in TCP inspection rules when HTTP keep-alive is enabled. A remote
attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-1912).

Solution :

Update the affected haproxy package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65980 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53647
58820

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2942
CVE-2013-1912