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FreeBSD Security Advisory (FreeBSD-SA-04:14.cvs.asc)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory FreeBSD-SA-04:14.cvs.asc

Insight

Insight

The Concurrent Versions System (CVS) is a version control system. It may be used to access a repository locally, or to access a `remote repository' using a number of different methods. When accessing a remote repository, the target machine runs the CVS server to fulfill client requests. A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in CVS by Stefan Esser, Sebastian Krahmer, and Derek Price. . Insufficient input validation while processing Entry lines. (CVE-2004-0414) . A double-free resulting from erroneous state handling while processing Argumentx commands. (CVE-2004-0416) . Integer overflow while processing Max-dotdot commands. (CVE-2004-0417) . Erroneous handling of empty entries handled while processing Notify commands. (CVE-2004-0418) . A format string bug while processing CVS wrappers. . Single-byte buffer underflows while processing configuration files from CVSROOT. . Various other integer overflows. Additionally, iDEFENSE reports an undocumented command-line flag used in debugging does not perform input validation on the given path names.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade your system to the appropriate stable release or security branch dated after the correction date https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=FreeBSD-SA-04:14.cvs.asc

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)