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<glsa id="201404-02">
<title>libproxy: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>A buffer overflow in libproxy might allow remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">libproxy</product>
<announced>April 07, 2014</announced>
<revised>April 07, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>438146</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-libs/libproxy" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.4.10</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.4.10</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>libproxy is a library for automatic proxy configuration management.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>A boundary error when processing the proxy.pac file could cause a
stack-based buffer overflow.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A man-in-the-middle attacker could provide a specially crafted proxy.pac
file on a remote server, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All libproxy users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-libs/libproxy-0.4.10"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4504">CVE-2012-4504</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 26 Nov 2012 01:36:57 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:48:48 +0000">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>