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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0977

Original release date: 01/05/2004
Last revised: 08/21/2010


CVS server before 1.11.10 may allow attackers to cause the CVS server to create directories and files in the file system root directory via malformed module requests.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-422
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2003:112
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:003
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20031217 [OpenPKG-SA-2003.052] OpenPKG Security Advisory (cvs)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:866
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: XF
Name: cvs-module-file-manipulation(13929)
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040129 [FLSA-2004:1207] Updated cvs resolves security vulnerability
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2004:808
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:004
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11528
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:855
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://ccvs.cvshome.org/servlets/NewsItemView?newsID=84&JServSessionIdservlets=8u3x1myav1
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SGI
Name: 20040202-01-U
External Source: SGI
Name: 20040103-01-U

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11528
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:855
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:866
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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