openSUSE Security Update : cvs (openSUSE-SU-2012:0310-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-02/msg00064.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=744059

Solution :

Update the affected cvs packages.

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: 75808 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0804

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