Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2407-1 cvs -- heap overflow
- Date Reported:
- 09 Feb 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-0804.
- More information:
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.