6833 : CVS Argumentx Arbitrary Command Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-06-09

Description

CVS (Concurrent Versions System) contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to execude code remotely. The issue is triggered when an Argumentx command is issued which is used to add more data to a previously stored argument which is freed on client exit without checking if this list is already empty. This flaw, known as Double-free allows remote code executing resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.11.17 or higher if using stable, feature version 1.12.9 or higher as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

CVS
CVS Feature Release
1.12.1
1.12.2
1.12.3
1.12.4
1.12.5
1.12.6
1.12.7
1.12.8
CVS Stable Release
1.11
1.11.1
1.11.10
1.11.11
1.11.12
1.11.13
1.11.14
1.11.15
1.11.16
1.11.1p1
1.11.2
1.11.3
1.11.4
1.11.5
1.11.6
1.11.7
1.11.8
1.11.9

References

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Snort

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Credit

  • Sebastian Krahmer - krahmersuse.de - SuSE
  • Stefan Esser - sefreebsd.org -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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