Amazon Linux AMI : haproxy (ALAS-2013-215)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70219

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

HAProxy 1.4 before 1.4.24 and 1.5 before 1.5-dev19, when configured to use hdr_ip or other 'hdr_*' functions with a negative occurrence count, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (negative array index usage and crash) via an HTTP header with a certain number of values, related to the MAX_HDR_HISTORY variable.

Solution

Run 'yum update haproxy' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2013-215.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70219

File Name: ala_ALAS-2013-215.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/1/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, 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:amazon:linux:haproxy, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:haproxy-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/7/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2175

ALAS: 2013-215