Debian Security Advisory
DLA-820-1 viewvc -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Feb 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 854681.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5938.
- More information:
Thomas Gerbet discovered that viewvc, a web interface for CVS and Subversion repositories, did not properly sanitize user input. This issue resulted in a potential Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.5-1.4+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your viewvc packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS