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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

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,

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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

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