Upstream information

CVE-2012-5580 at MITRE


Format 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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 791086 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 19:40:12 2013
CVE page last modified: Sat Jul 1 11:19:03 2023