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CVS < 1.11.15 / 1.12.7 Client Traversal Arbitrary File Retrieval

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a directory traversal flaw

Description

The remote CVS server, according to its version number, might allow an attacker to checkout RCS archive files that are outside of the cvs root.

Solution

Upgrade to CVS 1.11.15, 1.12.7 or later.