Debian: DSA-3784-1: viewvc security update

    Date09 Feb 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3784-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    February 09, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : viewvc
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-5938
    Debian Bug     : 854681
    
    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.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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