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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 : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-756.html
Threat Level: High
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