This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-44
(CVS: Heap-based overflow)
A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in the proxy_connect
function in src/client.c in CVS.
An attacker, utilizing a remote HTTP proxy server, could cause a Denial
of Service condition or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All CVS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-vcs/cvs-1.12.12-r11'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0