haproxy vulnerabilities

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

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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