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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4505

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.
Publish Date : 2012-11-11 Last Update Date : 2018-08-13
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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) Overflow
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 2012-10-09 2012-10-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1461 -- libproxy security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27407 unix
DSA-2571-1 libproxy - buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18453 unix
ELSA-2012:1461: libproxy security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23642 unix
RHSA-2012:1461: libproxy security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21585 unix
RHSA-2012:1461: libproxy security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121461 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-4505

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libproxy Project Libproxy 0.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libproxy Project Libproxy 0.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libproxy Project Libproxy 0.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libproxy Project Libproxy 3

- References For CVE-2012-4505
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1375
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1461
MLIST [oss-security] 20121016 Re: libproxy PAC downloading buffer overflows CONFIRM
BID 55910 libproxy CVE-2012-4505 Heap-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2012-11-15
MLIST [oss-security] 20121012 Re: libproxy PAC downloading buffer overflows
MLIST [oss-security] 20121012 libproxy PAC downloading buffer overflows
SECUNIA 51308!topic/libproxy/VxZ8No7mT0E CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4505

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