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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4505

Original release date: 11/11/2012
Last revised: 04/10/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in the px_pac_reload function in lib/pac.c in libproxy 0.2.x and 0.3.x allows remote servers to have an unspecified impact via a crafted Content-Length size in an HTTP response header for a proxy.pac file request, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-4504.

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: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2571
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=864612
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51048
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/libproxy/VxZ8No7mT0E
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121012 libproxy PAC downloading buffer overflows
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1375
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121012 Re: libproxy PAC downloading buffer overflows
External Source: BID
Name: 55910
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1461
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51308
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1629-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51180
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121016 Re: libproxy PAC downloading buffer overflows

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