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Ubuntu alert USN-1800-1 (haproxy)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@canonical.com>
To:  ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com
Subject:  [USN-1800-1] HAProxy vulnerabilities
Date:  Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:49:04 -0400
Message-ID:  <516C4BA0.8070103@canonical.com>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1800-1 April 15, 2013 haproxy vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 11.10 Summary: HAProxy could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic. Software Description: - haproxy: fast and reliable load balancing reverse proxy Details: It was discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled configurations where global.tune.bufsize was set to a value higher than the default. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-2942) Yves Lafon discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled HTTP keywords in TCP inspection rules when HTTP keep-alive is enabled. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-1912) Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.10: haproxy 1.4.18-0ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: haproxy 1.4.18-0ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 11.10: haproxy 1.4.15-1ubuntu0.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1800-1 CVE-2012-2942, CVE-2013-1912 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/haproxy/1.4.18-0ubun... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/haproxy/1.4.18-0ubun... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/haproxy/1.4.15-1ubun... -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security...


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