Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cvs (MDVSA-2012:044)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

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
(CVE-2012-0804).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected cvs package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58531 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0804

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