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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
CVS is a client/server version control system. As a server, it is
used to host source code repositories. As a client, it is used to
access such repositories. This advisory affects both uses of CVS. A
security problem which could allow a server to create arbitrary files
on a client machine, and another security problem which may allow a
client to view files outside of the CVS repository have been fixed
with the release of cvs-1.11.15. Any sites running CVS should upgrade
to the new CVS package.
See also :
Update the affected cvs package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18765 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0180CVE-2004-0405
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