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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55213
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:756
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:756.

CVS (Concurrent Version System) is a version control system.

An insecure temporary file usage was found in the cvsbug program. It is
possible that a local user could leverage this issue to execute arbitrary
instructions as the user running cvsbug. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2693 to this issue.

All users of cvs should upgrade to this updated package, which includes a
patch to correct this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-756.html

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
4.6

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2693
Debian Security Information: DSA-802 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-802
Debian Security Information: DSA-806 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-806
FreeBSD Security Advisory: FreeBSD-SA-05:20
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-05:20.cvsbug.asc
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10835
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-756.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014857
http://secunia.com/advisories/16765
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1667
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