Moderate CentOS libproxy Update

Metadata

critical
10.0
libproxy-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm, libproxy-0.3.0-3.el6_3.src.rpm, libproxy-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm, libproxy-bin-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm, libproxy-bin-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm, libproxy-devel-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm, libproxy-devel-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm, libproxy-gnome-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm, libproxy-gnome-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm, libproxy-kde-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm, libproxy-kde-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm, libproxy-mozjs-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm, libproxy-mozjs-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm, libproxy-python-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm, libproxy-python-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm, libproxy-webkit-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm, libproxy-webkit-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2012-4505
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2012-11-15
2017-07-27 19:04
ALAS-2012-140
CVE-2012-4505 libproxy
CVE-2012-4505
2017-04-01 19:06
2017-01-05 20:10

Description


Updated libproxy packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

libproxy is a library that handles all the details of proxy configuration.

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libproxy handled the
downloading of proxy auto-configuration (PAC) files. A malicious server
hosting a PAC file or a man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to
cause an application using libproxy to crash or, possibly, execute
arbitrary code, if the proxy settings obtained by libproxy (from the
environment or the desktop environment settings) instructed the use of a
PAC proxy configuration. (CVE-2012-4505)

This issue was discovered by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Users of libproxy should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
a backported patch to correct this issue. All applications using libproxy
must be restarted for this update to take effect.
Please see https://www.redhat.com/footer/terms-of-use.html

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 libproxy libproxy-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm
libproxy libproxy-0.3.0-3.el6_3.src.rpm
libproxy libproxy-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libproxy-bin libproxy-bin-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm
libproxy-bin libproxy-bin-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libproxy-devel libproxy-devel-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm
libproxy-devel libproxy-devel-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libproxy-gnome libproxy-gnome-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm
libproxy-gnome libproxy-gnome-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libproxy-kde libproxy-kde-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm
libproxy-kde libproxy-kde-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libproxy-mozjs libproxy-mozjs-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm
libproxy-mozjs libproxy-mozjs-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libproxy-python libproxy-python-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm
libproxy-python libproxy-python-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libproxy-webkit libproxy-webkit-0.3.0-3.el6_3.i686.rpm
libproxy-webkit libproxy-webkit-0.3.0-3.el6_3.x86_64.rpm