CVS Malformed Directory Request Double-free Privilege Escalation

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote revision control service has a privilege escalation

Description :

According to its version number, the CVS server running on the remote
host has a double free bug, which could allow a malicious user to
elevate their privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to CVS version 1.11.11 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 11385 (cvs_double_free.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 6650

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0015