openSUSE Security Update : viewvc (openSUSE-2017-274)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for viewvc to version 1.1.26 fixes the following issues :

- vievwc 1.1.26, including one security fix :

- CVE-2017-5938 escape nav_data name to avoid XSS attack
(boo#1024393)

- vievwc 1.1.25 :

- fix _rev2optrev assertion on long input

- license is BSD-2-Clause, package LICENSE text

- Update viewvc.conf for Apache 2.4 syntax.

- viewvc 1.1.24 :

- fix minor bug in human_readable boolean calculation

- allow hr_funout option to apply to unidiff diffs, too

- fix infinite loop in rcsparse

- fix iso8601 timezone offset handling

- add support for renamed roots

- fix minor buglet in viewvc-install error message

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024393

Solution :

Update the affected viewvc package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97284 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5938

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