ViewCVS < 1.0.0 HTTP Response Splitting

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2478

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a HTTP response splitting attack.

Description

The remote host is running ViewCVS, a tool to browse CVS repositories over the web. There is a flaw in the remote ViewCVS server that may allow an attacker to steal the credentials of third-party users via an HTTP response splitting attack.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.0.0 or higher.

See Also

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-January/030514.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/461382/100/0/threaded

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2478

File Name: 2478.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2004/12/28

Modified: 2016/01/22

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 16062

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1062, CVE-2005-4830, CVE-2005-4831

BID: 11819, 12112