CVS pserver Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

A CVS pserver is listening on the remote port

Description :

CVS (Concurrent Versions System) is an open source versioning system.
A cvs server can be accessed either using third-party tools (ie: rsh
or ssh), or via the 'pserver' protocol, which is unencrypted.

Solution :

Use cvs on top of RSH or SSH if possible

Risk factor :

None

Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 10051 (cvs_detect.nasl)

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