openSUSE Security Update : cvs (openSUSE-2017-1060)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103285


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for cvs fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-12836: A leading dash in the argument of the '-d' option could lead to argument injection (bsc#1053364) This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected cvs packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103285

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1060.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/18

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cvs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cvs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cvs-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12836