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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Concurrent Version System (CVS) is a version control system that can
record the history of your files.
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the CVS client
handled responses from HTTP proxies. A malicious HTTP proxy could use
this flaw to cause the CVS client to crash or, possibly, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the CVS client.
All users of cvs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a patch to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected cvs, cvs-debuginfo and / or cvs-inetd packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61260 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0804
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