Fedora 16 : cvs-1.11.23-22.fc16 (2012-1383)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 57965


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix CVE-2012-0804 (Client heap-based buffer overflow on bad proxy response)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected cvs package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 57965

File Name: fedora_2012-1383.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/02/16

Updated: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:cvs, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0804

BID: 51943

FEDORA: 2012-1383