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Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 16:50:34 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- OpenVAS Manager v2.0.3

Please use CVE-2011-1597



----- Original Message -----
> Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,
> based on:
> [1]
> 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
> Manager.
> Could you allocate a CVE id for this?
> Thanks && Regards, Jan.
> --
> Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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