Amazon Linux AMI : haproxy (ALAS-2013-215)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

HAProxy 1.4 before 1.4.24 and 1.5 before 1.5-dev19, when configured to
use hdr_ip or other 'hdr_*' functions with a negative occurrence
count, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (negative
array index usage and crash) via an HTTP header with a certain number
of values, related to the MAX_HDR_HISTORY variable.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?986c3a4c

Solution :

Run 'yum update haproxy' to update your system.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70219 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2175