Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : viewvc (MDVSA-2013:134)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66146


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated viewvc packages fix security vulnerabilities :

complete authz support for remote SVN views (CVE-2012-3356).

log msg leak in SVN revision view with unreadable copy source (CVE-2012-3357).

function name lines returned by diff are not properly escaped, allowing attackers with commit access to perform cross site scripting (CVE-2012-4533).

Several other bugs were fixed as well.


Update the affected viewvc package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66146

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-134.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:viewvc, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3356, CVE-2012-3357, CVE-2012-4533

BID: 54197, 54199, 56161

MDVSA: 2013:134

MGASA: 2012-0175, 2012-0313