RHEL 7 : haproxy (RHSA-2014:1292)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77815


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77815

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2014-1292.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/24

Modified: 2017/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:haproxy, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:haproxy-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6269

BID: 69690

RHSA: 2014:1292