Oracle Linux 7 : haproxy (ELSA-2014-1292)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:1292 :

An updated haproxy package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

HAProxy provides high availability, load balancing, and proxying for
TCP and HTTP-based applications.

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the way HAProxy handled,
under very specific conditions, data uploaded from a client. A remote
attacker could possibly use this flaw to crash HAProxy.

All haproxy users are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected haproxy package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77847 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69690

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6269

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