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824542: CVE-2012-2942 haproxy: trash buffer overflow flaw can lead to arbitrary code execution

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2942 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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