blob: e133e33f794582d672d89ee6ba2c5781cc53a0fc [file] [log] [blame]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200803-29">
<title>ViewVC: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>
Multiple security issues have been reported in ViewVC, which can be
exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">viewvc</product>
<announced>March 19, 2008</announced>
<revised>April 01, 2009: 02</revised>
<bug>212288</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-apps/viewvc" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0.5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.0.5</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
ViewVC is a browser interface for CVS and Subversion version control
repositories.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Multiple unspecified errors were reportedly fixed by the ViewVC
development team.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted URL to the server to
list CVS or SVN commits on "all-forbidden" files, access hidden CVSROOT
folders, and view restricted content via the revision view, the log
history, or the diff view.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All ViewVC users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-apps/viewvc-1.0.5&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1290">CVE-2008-1290</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1291">CVE-2008-1291</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1292">CVE-2008-1292</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 11 Mar 2008 22:06:35 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 11 Mar 2008 22:06:42 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 15 Mar 2008 21:33:23 +0000">
mfleming
</metadata>
</glsa>