This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated cvs package that fixes a security bug is now available.
This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
CVS (Concurrent Version System) is a version control system.
An insecure temporary file usage was found in the cvsbug program. It
is possible that a local user could leverage this issue to execute
arbitrary instructions as the user running cvsbug. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2693
to this issue.
All users of cvs should upgrade to this updated package, which
includes a patch to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected cvs package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19674 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2693