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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40581


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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.

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Update the affected viewvc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40581

File Name: fedora_2009-8501.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/13

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:viewvc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3618, CVE-2009-3619

FEDORA: 2009-8501

CWE: 79