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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CVS pserver heap overflow

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote CVS server, according to its version number, might permit an
attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the remote system because
of a heap overflow in the cvs pserver code.

Solution : Upgrade to CVS 1.12.8 or 1.11.16
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10384

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Tenable Network Security

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