CVE-2009-5024

NameCVE-2009-5024
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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2563-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs671482
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
viewvc (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze1.1.5-1.1+squeeze2fixed
wheezy1.1.5-1.4fixed
jessie, sid1.1.22-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
viewvcsource(unstable)1.1.5-1.3medium671482
viewvcsourcesqueeze1.1.5-1.1+squeeze2mediumDSA-2563-1

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