This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote CVS server is affected by multiple issues.
The remote CVS server, according to its version number, might allow an
attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the remote system because of
a flaw relating to malformed Entry lines which lead to a missing NULL
Among the issues deemed likely to be exploitable were:
- A double-free relating to the error_prog_name string.
- An argument integer overflow. (CVE-2004-0417)
- Out-of-bounds writes in serv_notify. (CVE-2004-0418)
See also :
Upgrade to CVS 1.12.9 or 1.11.17.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 12265 (cvs_malformed_entry_lines_flaw.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 10499
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