Upstream information

CVE-2012-5642 at MITRE

Description

server/action.py in Fail2ban before 0.8.8 does not properly handle the content of the matches tag, which might allow remote attackers to trigger unsafe behavior in a custom action file via unspecified symbols in this content.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.48
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: 794953 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 12.3
  • fail2ban >= 0.8.8-2.4.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2013-267
openSUSE Evergreen 11.4
  • fail2ban >= 0.8.4-18.1
Patchnames:
2013-52