Debian: DSA-2407-1: cvs security update

    Date09 Feb 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that a malicious CVS server could cause a heap overflow in the CVS client, potentially allowing the server to execute arbitrary code on the client.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2407-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    February 09, 2012                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : cvs
    Vulnerability  : heap overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0804
    
    It was discovered that a malicious CVS server could cause a heap
    overflow in the CVS client, potentially allowing the server to execute
    arbitrary code on the client.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:1.12.13-12+squeeze1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:1.12.13+real-7.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your cvs packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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