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CVSTrac filediff vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for CVSTrac version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host seems to be running cvstrac,
a web-based bug and patch-set tracking system for CVS.

This version of filediff has a flaw in the input sanitation
which, when exploited, can lead to a remote attacker
executing arbitrary commands on the system.

***** Nessus has acertaind the vulnerability exists on the target
***** simply by looking at the version number(s) of CVSTrac
***** installed there.

Solution : Update to version 1.1.4 or disable this CGI suite
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10878

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

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