Upstream information

CVE-2017-5938 at MITRE


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the nav_path function in lib/ in ViewVC before 1.0.14 and 1.1.x before 1.1.26 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the nav_data name.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.1
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1024393 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • viewvc >= 1.1.26-5.1
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • viewvc >= 1.1.26-6.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • viewvc >= 1.1.26-9.2
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA viewvc