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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0804

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.
Publish Date : 2012-05-29 Last Update Date : 2018-01-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2012-01-17 2012-02-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2012-0804 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-0321 -- cvs security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27360 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012:0321: cvs security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23263 unix
DSA-2407-1 cvs -- heap overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14821 unix
ELSA-2012:0321: cvs security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23565 unix
RHSA-2012:0321: cvs security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21133 unix
RHSA-2012:0321: cvs security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120321 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2012-0804

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application CVS CVS 1.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application CVS CVS 1.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2012-0804
SECTRACK 1026719
OSVDB 78987
REDHAT RHSA-2012:0321
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0310
BID 51943 CVS CVE-2012-0804 'proxy_connect()' Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-08-05
GENTOO GLSA-201701-44
XF cvs-proxyconnect-bo(73097)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0804

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