Fedora 17 : viewvc-1.1.17-1.fc17 (2012-16674)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62825


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Patch CVE-2012-4533.

Version 1.1.16

- security fix: escape 'extra' diff info to avoid XSS attack (issue #515)

- add 'binary_mime_types' configuration option and handling (issue #510)

- fix 'select for diffs' persistence across log pages (issue #512)

- remove lock status and filesize check on directories in remote SVN views

- fix bogus 'Annotation of' page title for non-annotated view (issue #514)

Version 1.1.17 (released 25-Oct-2012)

- fix exception caused by uninitialized variable usage (issue #516)

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: 62825

File Name: fedora_2012-16674.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/11/07

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:viewvc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4533

BID: 56161

FEDORA: 2012-16674