USN-3011-1: HAProxy vulnerability
20 June 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
HAProxy could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- haproxy - fast and reliable load balancing reverse proxy
Falco Schmutz discovered that HAProxy incorrectly handled the reqdeny filter. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause HAProxy to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.