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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0396

Original release date: 06/14/2004
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Heap-based buffer overflow in CVS 1.11.x up to 1.11.15, and 1.12.x up to 1.12.7, when using the pserver mechanism allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via Entry lines.


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: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200405-12
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9058
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2004-140-01
External Source: XF
Name: cvs-entry-line-bo(16193)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040519 Advisory 07/2004: CVS remote vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: NETBSD
Name: NetBSD-SA2004-008
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20040519 Advisory 07/2004: CVS remote vulnerability
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-04:10
External Source: BID
Name: 10384
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040519 Advisory 07/2004: CVS remote vulnerability
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#192038
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 6305
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:970
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-505
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://security.e-matters.de/advisories/072004.html
External Source: OPENBSD
Name: 20040520 cvs server buffer overflow vulnerability
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040519 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.022] OpenPKG Security Advisory (cvs)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2004-1620
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:190
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:048
External Source: CIAC
Name: O-147
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA04-147A
External Source: SUSE
Name: SuSE-SA:2004:013

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9058
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:970
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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