ViewVC < 1.1.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5288


The remote web server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote web server is running ViewVC, a web-based interface for CVS and Subversion. The installed version of ViewVC is earlier than 1.1.3. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple issues :

- A security vulnerability that involves root listing support of per-root authorization configuration.

- A security vulnerability in the '' involving the 'forbidden' authorizer.


Upgrade to ViewVC 1.1.3 or later.

See Also*checkout*/viewvc/tags/1.1.3/CHANGES

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5288

File Name: 5288.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2009/12/30

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/12/29

Reference Information

BID: 37518