Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3784-1 viewvc -- 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 problem resulted in a potential Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.22-1+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.26-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your viewvc packages.