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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200903-20
(WebSVN: Multiple vulnerabilities)
James Bercegay of GulfTech Security reported a Cross-site scripting
(XSS) vulnerability in the getParameterisedSelfUrl() function in
index.php (CVE-2008-5918) and a directory traversal vulnerability in
rss.php when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled (CVE-2008-5919).
Bas van Schaik reported that listing.php does not properly enforce
access restrictions when using an SVN authz file to authenticate users
A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to overwrite
arbitrary files, to read changelogs or diffs for restricted projects
and to hijack a user's session.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All WebSVN users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/websvn-2.1.0'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35818 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-20.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5918CVE-2008-5919CVE-2009-0240
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