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USN117-1 : cvs vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
cvs vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote package "cvs" is missing a security patch.

Description :

Alen Zukich discovered a buffer overflow in the processing of version
and author information in the CVS client. By tricking an user to
connect to a malicious CVS server, a possible hacker could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code with the rights of the connecting user.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- cvs-1.12.9-9ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- cvs-1.12.9-9ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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