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CVE-2012-2942 Detail


Buffer overflow in the trash buffer in the header capture functionality in HAProxy before 1.4.21, when global.tune.bufsize is set to a value greater than the default and header rewriting is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/27/2012

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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 CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM;a=commit;h=30297cb17147a8d339eb160226bcc08c91d9530b Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM;a=commit;h=30297cb17147a8d339eb160226bcc08c91d9530b External Source GENTOO GLSA-201301-02 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2711 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20120523 CVE request: haproxy trash buffer overflow flaw External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20120523 Re: CVE request: haproxy trash buffer overflow flaw External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20120528 Duplicate CVE identifiers (CVE-2012-2391 and CVE-2012-2942) assigned to HAProxy issue External Source BID 53647 External Source UBUNTU USN-1800-1 External Source XF haproxy-trash-bo(75777)

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