Gentoo update for Tinyproxy

Published: 2023-08-20
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-40468
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Gentoo Linux
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Gentoo

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Insecure Default Initialization of Resource

EUVDB-ID: #VU79737

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-40468


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to potential leak of left-over heap data if custom error page templates contain special non-standard variables. A remote attacker can gain access to sensitive information.


Update the affected packages.
net-proxy/tinyproxy to version:

Vulnerable software versions

Gentoo Linux: All versions

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?