openSUSE Security Update : viewvc (openSUSE-SU-2012:0831-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74665


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- update to 1.1.15 (bnc#768680) :

- security fix: complete authz support for remote SVN views (CVE-2012-3356)

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

Additionally the following non-security issues have been addressed :

- fix several instances of incorrect information in remote SVN views

- increase performance of some revision metadata lookups in remote SVN views

- fix RSS feed regression introduced in 1.1.14

- fix annotation of svn files with non-URI-safe paths

- handle file:/// Subversion rootpaths as local roots

- fix bug caused by trying to case-normalize anon usernames

- speed up log handling by reusing tokenization results

- add support for custom review log markup rules

- fix svndbadmin failure on deleted paths under Subversion 1.7

- fix annotation of files in svn roots with non-URI-safe paths

- fix stray annotation warning in markup display of images

- more gracefully handle attempts to display binary content

- fix path display in patch and certain diff views

- fix broken cvsdb glob searching

- allow svn revision specifiers to have leading r's

- allow environmental override of configuration location

- fix exception HTML-escaping non-string data under WSGI

- add links to root logs from roots view

- use Pygments lexer-guessing functionality

- add supplements for apache2/subversion-server


Update the affected viewvc package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74665

File Name: openSUSE-2012-363.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:viewvc, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/26

Reference Information

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