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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0804

Original release date: 05/29/2012
Last revised: 04/01/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in the proxy_connect function in src/client.c in CVS 1.11 and 1.12 allows remote HTTP proxy servers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTTP response.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: cvs-proxyconnect-bo(73097)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 78987
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47869
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2407
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48150
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0321
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48063
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 51943
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48142
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=784141
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0310
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1371-1
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1026719

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