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USN-3780-1: HAProxy vulnerability

2 October 2018

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.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04

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