CVS < 1.12.12 Unspecified Remote Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2838

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a CVS server that, according to its version number, is vulnerable to an undisclosed remote buffer overflow. An attacker exploiting this flaw is alleged to be able to execute arbitrary code on the target CVS server.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.12.12 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2838

Family: Generic

Published: 2005/04/18

Modified: 2018/07/11

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cvs:cvs

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0753

BID: 13217