Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3572-1 websvn -- security update

Date Reported:
09 May 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-1236.
More information:

Nitin Venkatesh discovered that websvn, a web viewer for Subversion repositories, is susceptible to cross-site scripting attacks via specially crafted file and directory names in repositories.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.3-1.2+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your websvn packages.