Scientific Linux Security Update : haproxy on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20130730)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69166

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

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)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c21e6b88

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69166

File Name: sl_20130730_haproxy_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/31/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:haproxy, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:haproxy-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/19/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2175