Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : libproxy vulnerabilities (USN-1629-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Tomas Mraz discovered that libproxy incorrectly handled certain PAC
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libproxy to
crash, or to possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-4504,

Solution :

Update the affected libproxy0 and / or libproxy1 packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62899 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55909

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4504