Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : cvs vulnerability (USN-1371-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that cvs incorrectly handled certain responses from
proxy servers. If a user were tricked into connecting to a malicious
proxy server, a remote attacker could cause cvs to crash, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected cvs package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58104 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51943

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0804