Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1056-1] cvs security update)

Published: 2018-02-06 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
cvs on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', this issue has been fixed in cvs version 2:1.12.13+real-9+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your cvs Linux Distribution Packages. Thanks to Thorsten Glaser for preparing and testing this upload.

Summary:
It was discovered that there was a command injection vulnerability in the CVS revision control system.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12836

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/08/msg00008.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.1

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