Oracle Linux 7 : haproxy (ELSA-2015-1741)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 85864
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Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2015:1741 :

An updated haproxy package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7. HAProxy provides high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications.

An implementation error related to the memory management of request and responses was found within HAProxy's buffer_slow_realign() function. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to leak certain memory buffer contents from a past request or session. (CVE-2015-3281)

Note that, according to CVE-2015-3281, this issue only exists in HAProxy version 1.5.x prior to 1.5.14. 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

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-September/005390.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85864

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-1741.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/9/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:haproxy, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/8/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/6/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3281

RHSA: 2015:1741