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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870572
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for cvs RHSA-2012:0321-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'cvs'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'cvs'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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.

Affected Software/OS:
cvs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
10.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0804
BugTraq ID: 51943
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/51943
Debian Security Information: DSA-2407 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2407
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-44
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:044
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=784141
http://www.osvdb.org/78987
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0321
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0321.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026719
http://secunia.com/advisories/47869
http://secunia.com/advisories/48063
http://secunia.com/advisories/48142
http://secunia.com/advisories/48150
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:0310 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-02/msg00064.html
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1371-1
XForce ISS Database: cvs-proxyconnect-bo(73097)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/73097
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