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HAProxy: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201307-01 / HAProxy
Release Date July 11, 2013
Latest Revision July 11, 2013: 1
Impact high
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-proxy/haproxy < 1.4.24 >= 1.4.24 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #464340, #473674


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in HAProxy, allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information


HAProxy is a free, very fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in HAProxy. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the application or a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All HAProxy users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-proxy/haproxy-1.4.24"

4.  References


Page updated July 11, 2013

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