Scientific Linux Security Update : haproxy on SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way HAProxy handled requests when the proxy's
configuration ('/etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg') had certain rules that use
the hdr_ip criterion. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash
HAProxy instances that use the affected configuration. (CVE-2013-2175)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?2c2afd02

Solution :

Update the affected haproxy and / or haproxy-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69166 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2175