CVS < 1.11.5 pserver Directory Request Double Free() Privilege Escalation

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1899

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote CVS server is vulnerable to a double free() vulnerability that may allow an attacker to gain a shell on this host.

Solution

Upgrade to CVS 1.11.5 or higher.

See Also

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&amp;m=104428571204468&amp;w=2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1899

File Name: 1899.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1898

Nessus ID: 11385

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.7

Temporal Score: 8

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0015

BID: 6650

OSVDB: 3227