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USN-2668-1: HAProxy vulnerability

07 July 2015

HAProxy could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Releases

Packages

  • haproxy - fast and reliable load balancing reverse proxy

Details

It was discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled certain buffers. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive
information belonging to previous requests.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 15.04
Ubuntu 14.10

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

References