Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
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.
Update the affected cvs package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false