Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : cvs (cve_2012_0804_buffer_errors)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 80598


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- Heap-based buffer overflow in the proxy_connect function in src/client.c in CVS 1.11 and 1.12 allows remote HTTP proxy servers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTTP response. (CVE-2012-0804)


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 80598

File Name: solaris11_cvs_20140731.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/01/19

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: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:cvs

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0804