Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
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).
Update the affected haproxy package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : false