Debian DSA-2711-1 : haproxy - several vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66936

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in HAProxy, a load-balancing reverse proxy :

- CVE-2012-2942 Buffer overflow in the header capture code.

- CVE-2013-1912 Buffer overflow in the HTTP keepalive code.

- CVE-2013-2175 Denial of service in parsing HTTP headers.

Solution

Upgrade the haproxy packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.8-1+squeeze1.

The stable distribution (wheezy) doesn't contain haproxy.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-2942

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-1912

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-2175

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/haproxy

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2711

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66936

File Name: debian_DSA-2711.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/06/20

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:haproxy, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2942, CVE-2013-1912, CVE-2013-2175

BID: 53647, 58820, 60588

DSA: 2711