CVE-2012-0806

NameCVE-2012-0806
DescriptionBuffer overflow in Bip 0.8.8 and earlier might allow remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a series of TCP connections that triggers use of many open file descriptors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2393-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs657217

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bip (PTS)wheezy0.8.8-2fixed
stretch, sid, jessie0.8.9-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bipsource(unstable)0.8.8-2medium657217
bipsourcelenny(not affected)
bipsourcesqueeze0.8.2-1squeeze4mediumDSA-2393-1

Notes

[lenny] - bip <not-affected> (Maintainer reports vulnerable code not present)

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