This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
A vulnerability has been found and corrected in cvs :
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
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Update the affected cvs package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0