USN-3858-1: HAProxy vulnerabilities

15 January 2019

Several security issues were fixed in HAProxy.

Releases

Packages

  • 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
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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