ESB-2018.1624 - [UNIX/Linux][Ubuntu] haproxy: Access privileged data - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-05-31

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                               ESB-2018.1624
                           HAProxy vulnerability
                                31 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           haproxy
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-11469  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3663-1

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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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3663-1
May 30, 2018

haproxy vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

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

Software Description:
- - haproxy: fast and reliable load balancing reverse proxy

Details:

It was discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled certain resquests.
An attacker could possibly use this to expose sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
*  haproxy 1.8.8-1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
*  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3663-1
*  CVE-2018-11469

Package Information:
*  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/haproxy/1.8.8-1ubuntu0.1

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