Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cvs (MDKSA-2005:073)

High Nessus Plugin ID 18103


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A buffer overflow and memory access problem in CVS have been discovered by the CVS maintainer. The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.


Update the affected cvs package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18103

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-073.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/04/21

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cvs, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/04/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0753

MDKSA: 2005:073