Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libproxy (MDVSA-2012:172)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in libproxy :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the url::get_pac function in url.cpp in
libproxy 0.4.x before 0.4.9 allows remote servers to have an
unspecified impact via a large proxy.pac file (CVE-2012-4504).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62972 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55909

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4504

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