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CVS Improper Handling of Malformed Entry Lines

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:993

CVS 1.12.x through 1.12.8 and 1.11.x through 1.11.16 does not properly handle malformed "Entry" lines which prevents a NULL terminator from being used and may lead to a denial of service (crash) modification of critical program data or arbitrary code execution.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0414
Product(s):
  • CVS