Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : haproxy vulnerability (USN-1889-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66962
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionDavid Torgerson discovered that HAProxy incorrectly parsed certain HTTP headers. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause HAProxy to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected haproxy package.