Ubuntu 3858-1: HAProxy vulnerabilities

    Date15 Jan 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
    2765
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Several security issues were fixed in HAProxy.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3858-1
    January 15, 2019
    
    haproxy vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in HAProxy.
    
    Software Description:
    - haproxy: fast and reliable load balancing reverse proxy
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled certain requests.
    An attacker could possibly use this to expose sensitive information.
    (CVE-2018-20102)
    
    It was discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled certain requests.
    A attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
    This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.10.
    (CVE-2018-20103, CVE-2018-20615)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      haproxy                         1.8.13-2ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      haproxy                         1.8.8-1ubuntu0.3
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      haproxy                         1.6.3-1ubuntu0.2
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3858-1
      CVE-2018-20102, CVE-2018-20103, CVE-2018-20615
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/haproxy/1.8.13-2ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/haproxy/1.8.8-1ubuntu0.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/haproxy/1.6.3-1ubuntu0.2
    
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