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[DSA742] DSA-742-1 cvs Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Derek Price, the current maintainer of CVS, discovered a buffer
overflow in the CVS server, that serves the popular Concurrent
Versions System, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) 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/2005/dsa-742
Threat Level: High
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