Fedora 10 : viewvc-1.0.9-1.fc10 (2009-8501)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

CHANGES in 1.0.9: - security fix: validate the 'view' parameter to
avoid XSS attack - security fix: avoid printing illegal parameter
names and values Also includes: Patch by Patrick Monnerat to make
allow_tar work on F-10.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=513006
http://www.nessus.org/u?19255a65

Solution :

Update the affected viewvc package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40581 (fedora_2009-8501.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3618
CVE-2009-3619

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