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CVS malformed entry lines flaw

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Logs into the remote CVS server and asks the version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote CVS server is affected by multiple issues.

Description :

The remote CVS server, according to its version number, might permit an
attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the remote system because of
a flaw relating to malformed Entry lines which lead to a missing NULL
terminator.

Among the issues deemed likely to be exploitable were:

- a double-free relating to the error_prog_name string (CVE-2004-0416)
- an argument integer overflow (CVE-2004-0417)
- out-of-bounds writes in serv_notify (CVE-2004-0418)

See also :

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2004-June/022441.html

Solution :

Upgrade to CVS 1.12.9 or 1.11.17

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:R/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 10499

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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