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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CVSTrac invalid ticket DoS

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 contains a flaw related to invalid tickets
that may permit a possible hacker to cause the application to crash.
A possible hacker, exploiting this flaw, would be able to remotely
shut down the cvstrac server.

***** 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:

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

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