openSUSE Security Update : cvs (openSUSE-SU-2012:0310-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 75808


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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).


Update the affected cvs packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 75808

File Name: suse_11_4_cvs-120222.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:opensuse:cvs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cvs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cvs-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0804

OSVDB: 78987