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RHSA-2005-756: cvs Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the cvs packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

An updated cvs package that fixes a security bug is now available.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

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 :
Threat Level: High

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