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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CVS pserver detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detects a CVS pserver

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A CVS pserver is listening on the remote port

Description :

CVS (Concurrent Versions System) is an open source versioning system.
A cvs server can be accessed either using third party tools (ie: rsh
or ssh), or via the 'pserver' protocol, which is unencrypted.

Solution :

Use cvs on top of RSH or SSH if possible

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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