GLSA-200803-29 : ViewVC: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200803-29
(ViewVC: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple unspecified errors were reportedly fixed by the ViewVC
development team.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted URL to the server to
list CVS or SVN commits on 'all-forbidden' files, access hidden CVSROOT
folders, and view restricted content via the revision view, the log
history, or the diff view.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All ViewVC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/viewvc-1.0.5'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31635 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-29.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1290