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784141: CVE-2012-0804 cvs: client proxy_connect heap-based buffer overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0804 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (cvs) RHSA-2012:0321 2012-02-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (cvs) RHSA-2012:0321 2012-02-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 cvs Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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