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RHSA-2005:756: cvs security update

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RHSA-2005:756: cvs security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/26/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

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 CAN-2005-2693 to this issue. All users of cvs should upgrade to this updated package, which includes a patch to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-cvs

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