SuSE 10 Security Update : CVS (ZYPP Patch Number 7991)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way CVS read proxy
connection HTTP responses. An attacker could exploit this to cause the
application to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code in the
context of the user running the application. (CVE-2012-0804)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0804.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7991.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58142 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0804

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