openSUSE 10 Security Update : viewvc (viewvc-6578)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42328


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.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42328

File Name: suse_viewvc-6578.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/30

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:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/20

Reference Information

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

CWE: 79