[tex-live] CVS security issue

Nelson H. F. Beebe beebe at math.utah.edu
Tue Dec 21 16:53:51 CET 2004

At http://www.cvshome.org/ is this important news item:

        The cvshome site is currently being thoroughly cleaned as a
        direct result of an exploitative code set that attacks a cvs
        security violation. The publication of this code makes all sites
        running cvs with any remote protocol vulnerable. Use the following
        information to determine if your site is at risk and to access
        either a patch for this problem or a full source distribution
        with the fix included.

Since the TeXlive source tree is being migrated to CVS, this seems highly

- Nelson H. F. Beebe                    Tel: +1 801 581 5254                  -
- University of Utah                    FAX: +1 801 581 4148                  -
- Department of Mathematics, 110 LCB    Internet e-mail: beebe at math.utah.edu  -
- 155 S 1400 E RM 233                       beebe at acm.org  beebe at computer.org -
- Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0090, USA    URL: http://www.math.utah.edu/~beebe  -

More information about the tex-live mailing list