CVE-2012-5580

NameCVE-2012-5580
DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the print_proxies function in bin/proxy.c in libproxy 0.3.1 might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a proxy name, as demonstrated using the http_proxy environment variable or a PAC file.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libproxy (PTS)stretch0.4.14-2fixed
stretch (security)0.4.14-2+deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)0.4.15-5+deb10u1fixed
bullseye0.4.17-1fixed
bookworm, sid0.4.17-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libproxysource(unstable)0.3.1-4low

Notes

[squeeze] - libproxy <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791086
https://code.google.com/p/libproxy/source/detail?r=475

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