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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in CVS 1.11.x up to 1.11.15, and 1.12.x up to 1.12.7, when using the pserver mechanism allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via Entry lines.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0396 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (cvs) RHSA-2004:190 2004-05-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (cvs) RHSA-2004:190 2004-05-19


Red Hat would like to thank Stefan Esser for notifying us of this issue and Derek Price for providing an updated patch.