RHSA-2013:1204 - Security Advisory
Moderate: haproxy security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
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An updated haproxy package that fixes one security issue is now available
for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.2.2.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.
HAProxy provides high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP
and HTTP-based applications.
A flaw was found in the way HAProxy handled requests when the proxy's
configuration ("/etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg") had certain rules that use the
hdr_ip criterion. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash HAProxy
instances that use the affected configuration. (CVE-2013-2175)
In Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise, the HAProxy cartridge is added to your
application when you select to have your application scaled.
Red Hat would like to thank HAProxy upstream for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges David Torgerson as the original reporter.
Users of Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.2.2 are advised to upgrade to this
updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
- Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Application Node 1.2 x86_64
- BZ - 974259 - CVE-2013-2175 haproxy: http_get_hdr()/get_ip_from_hdr2() MAX_HDR_HISTORY handling denial of service
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Application Node 1.2
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