OpenSUSE Linux update for haproxy

Published: 2019-02-14 | Updated: 2019-02-14
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-20615
CWE ID CWE-125
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Opensuse Subscribe
Vendor Novell

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds read

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-20615

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect frame length validation when processing headers with priority flags set. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP/2 request, trigger our-of-bounds read and crash the affected application.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.0

CPE External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-02/msg00018.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.