openSUSE Security Update : viewvc (viewvc-48)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40147


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of viewvc fixes multiple vulnerabilities.

- CVE-2008-1290: list CVS or SVN commits on 'all-forbidden' files

- CVE-2008-1291: directly access hidden CVSROOT folders

- CVE-2008-1292: expose restricted content via the revision view, the log history, or the diff view


Update the affected viewvc package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40147

File Name: suse_11_0_viewvc-080616.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:viewvc, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1290, CVE-2008-1291, CVE-2008-1292

CWE: 200