openSUSE Security Update : viewvc (viewvc-1420)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42246


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Update of viewvc to version 1.0.9 fixes a cross-site scripting (XSS) problem and enhances filtering of illegal characters when displaying error messages (CVE-2009-3618, CVE-2009-3619).


Update the affected viewvc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42246

File Name: suse_11_0_viewvc-091021.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/26

Modified: 2014/06/13

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: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: 2009/10/21

Reference Information

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

CWE: 79