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RHSA-2005-756: cvs

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the cvs packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated cvs package that fixes a security bug is now available.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

CVS (Concurrent Version System) is a version control system.

An insecure temporary file usage was found in the cvsbug program. It is
possible that a local user could leverage this issue to execute arbitrary
instructions as the user running cvsbug. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2693 to this issue.

All users of cvs should upgrade to this updated package, which includes a
patch to correct this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-756.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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