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
vulnerability.

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 :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104428571204468&w=2

Solution :

Upgrade to CVS version 1.11.11 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 11385 (cvs_double_free.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 6650

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0015