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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CVSWeb 1.80 gives a shell to cvs committers

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if CVSWeb is present and gets its version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote cvsweb is older or as old as version 1.85.

This version permits a cvs committer to execute arbitrary
commands on your server, with the rights of the
HTTPd process.

Solution : upgrade to version 1.86 (
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1469

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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