FreeBSD : viewcvs -- information leakage (323784cf-48a6-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18894


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The hide_cvsroot and forbidden configuration options are not properly honored by viewcvs when exporting to a tar file which can lead to information leakage.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18894

File Name: freebsd_pkg_323784cf48a611d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:viewcvs, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2004/12/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/11/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0915

BID: 11819