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SSA-2003-345-01 cvs security update Vulnerability Scan

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SSA-2003-345-01 cvs security update

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

CVS is a client/server version control system. As a server, it
is used to host source code repositories. As a client, it is
used to access such repositories. This advisory deals with the
use of CVS as a server.

A security problem which could allow a possible hacker to create
directories and possibly files outside of the CVS repository has
been fixed with the release of cvs-1.11.10. Any sites running a
CVS server should upgrade to the new CVS package.

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