Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : haproxy vulnerability (USN-3011-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91727
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionFalco Schmutz discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled the reqdeny filter. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause HAProxy to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected haproxy package.