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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:0321
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2012:0321.

Concurrent Version System (CVS) is a version control system that can record
the history of your files.

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the CVS client
handled responses from HTTP proxies. A malicious HTTP proxy could use this
flaw to cause the CVS client to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user running the CVS client. (CVE-2012-0804)

All users of cvs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a patch to correct this issue.

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

Risk factor : Medium

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0804
BugTraq ID: 51943
Debian Security Information: DSA-2407 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0321
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:0310 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: cvs-proxyconnect-bo(73097)
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