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[DSA742] DSA-742-1 cvs

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-742-1 cvs

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Derek Price, the current maintainer of CVS, discovered a buffer
overflow in the CVS server, that serves the popular Concurrent
Versions System, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.11.1p1debian-12.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.12.9-13.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.12.9-13.
We recommend that you upgrade your cvs package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-742
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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