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[DSA517] DSA-517-1 cvs Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Derek Robert Price discovered a potential buffer overflow
vulnerability in the CVS server, based on a malformed Entry, which
serves the popular Concurrent Versions System.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your cvs package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-517
Threat Level: High
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