Fedora 8 : viewvc-1.0.6-1.fc8 (2008-8270)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34282


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Security fix: ignore arbitrary user-provided MIME types (ViewVC issue #354): http://viewvc.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=354

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.


Update the affected viewvc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34282

File Name: fedora_2008-8270.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/25

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:viewvc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4325

FEDORA: 2008-8270

CWE: 79