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

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 :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69166 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2175

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