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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:048: cvs

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the cvs package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:048 (cvs).


Stefan Esser discovered that malformed 'Entry' lines in combination with
Is-modified and Unchanged can be used to overflow malloc()ed memory in a way
that can be remotely exploited.
The updated packages contain a patch to correct the problem.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:048
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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