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CVE-2012-0804 Detail


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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/29/2012

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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)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0310 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2012:0321 External Source UBUNTU USN-1371-1 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2407 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2012:044 External Source BID 51943 External Source SECTRACK 1026719 External Source MISC External Source XF cvs-proxyconnect-bo(73097) External Source GENTOO GLSA-201701-44

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