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Bug 82014

Summary: cvs remote security issue
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Reporter: Mark J. Cox <mjc>
Component: cvsAssignee: Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Ben Levenson <benl>
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Description Mark J. Cox 2003-01-16 11:34:17 UTC
During an audit of the CVS sources, Stefan Esser of
e-matters discovered an exploitable double-free bug in the CVS server.

On servers which are configured to allow anonymous read-only access, this
bug could be used by anonymous users to gain write privileges and execute
arbitrary commands on the server.

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-01-20 21:23:12 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-013.html