CVE-2012-6687

NameCVE-2012-6687
DescriptionFastCGI (aka fcgi and libfcgi) 2.4.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and crash) via a large number of connections.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-430-1, DLA-431-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs681591, 815840

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libfcgi (PTS)wheezy2.4.0-8.1+deb7u1fixed
jessie2.4.0-8.3fixed
buster, sid, stretch2.4.0-8.4fixed
libfcgi-perl (PTS)wheezy0.74-1vulnerable
jessie0.77-1+deb8u1fixed
buster, sid, stretch0.78-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libfcgisource(unstable)2.4.0-8.3medium681591
libfcgisourcesqueeze2.4.0-8+deb6u1mediumDLA-430-1
libfcgisourcewheezy2.4.0-8.1+deb7u1medium
libfcgi-perlsource(unstable)0.78-2medium815840
libfcgi-perlsourcejessie0.77-1+deb8u1medium
libfcgi-perlsourcesqueeze0.71-1+squeeze1+deb6u1mediumDLA-431-1

Notes

[wheezy] - libfcgi-perl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/06/4

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