Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : haproxy vulnerability (USN-1889-1)

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 :

David Torgerson discovered that HAProxy incorrectly parsed certain
HTTP headers. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause HAProxy
to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected haproxy package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66962 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2175