USN-1371-1: cvs vulnerability
22 February 2012
cvs could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it connected to a malicious proxy server.
- cvs - Concurrent Versions System
It was discovered that cvs incorrectly handled certain responses from
proxy servers. If a user were tricked into connecting to a malicious proxy
server, a remote attacker could cause cvs to crash, or possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.