DescriptionViewVC before 1.1.11 allows remote attackers to bypass the cvsdb row_limit configuration setting, and consequently conduct resource-consumption attacks, via the limit parameter, as demonstrated by a "query revision history" request.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs671482

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
viewvc (PTS)wheezy1.1.5-1.4fixed
stretch, sid, jessie1.1.22-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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