openSUSE Security Update : viewvc (openSUSE-SU-2011:0529-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76040


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description in viewvc did not honor an admin defined row limit which could cause high load on the database server. viewvc was updated to version 1.1.11 which fixes the issue (CVE-2009-5024).


Update the affected viewvc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76040

File Name: suse_11_4_viewvc-110520.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:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-5024