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Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 20:09:38 +0200
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <>
CC: oss-security <>
Subject: CVE Request -- OpenVAS Manager v2.0.3

Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,

   based on:

This release fixes a severe security issue discovered after the release
of openvas-manager 2.0.2. By crafting a special report format plugin,
and knowing about the operating system on which OpenVAS Manager is
running, a rogue user was able to upload the plugin and execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the OpenVAS

Could you allocate a CVE id for this?

Thanks && Regards, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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