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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
3 October 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-14645
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators
running haproxy check for an updated version of the software for
their operating system.
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USN-3780-1: HAProxy vulnerability
2 October 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
HAProxy could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted request.
haproxy - fast and reliable load balancing reverse proxy
It was discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled certain requests. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
haproxy - 1.8.8-1ubuntu0.2
To update your system, please follow these instructions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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