CVS Client Traversal Arbitrary File Retrieval

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote version control service has a directory traversal vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version number, the remote CVS server has a directory
directory traversal vulnerability. This could allow a malicious
client to read files outside of the CVS root.

See also :

http://www.openbsd.org/errata35.html#cvs

Solution :

Upgrade to CVS 1.11.15 / 1.12.7 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 12212 (cvs_piped_co.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 10140

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0405