Security holes splatter Open Source
Source: The Inquirer - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security A KEY OPEN source tool used by developers to track and manage changes in computer code has six security glitches and counting. Concurrent Versions System (CVS) is used to manage code on a number of top open source software development projects. . . . A KEY OPEN source tool used by developers to track and manage changes in computer code has six security glitches and counting. Concurrent Versions System (CVS) is used to manage code on a number of top open source software development projects.

Discovered by German security firm E-matters, the six holes could enable remote attackers to launch denial of service attacks or run malicious code on systems hosting vulnerable versions of CVS.

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