CentOS 7 : haproxy (CESA-2014:1292)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77834

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

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.
(CVE-2014-6269)

All haproxy users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected haproxy package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f179b419

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77834

File Name: centos_RHSA-2014-1292.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/25/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-6269

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:haproxy, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/30/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6269

BID: 69690

RHSA: 2014:1292