SuSE 11.1 Security Update : CVS (SAT Patch Number 5860)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 58140


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


Apply SAT patch number 5860.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 58140

File Name: suse_11_cvs-120222.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/02/28

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cvs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cvs-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0804