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CVE-2009-5024 Detail

Current Description

ViewVC 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/19/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/19/9
http://viewvc.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=433
http://viewvc.tigris.org/source/browse/*checkout*/viewvc/tags/1.1.11/CHANGES
http://viewvc.tigris.org/source/browse/viewvc/trunk/lib/cvsdb.py?diff_format=u&view=log#rev2547
http://viewvc.tigris.org/source/browse/viewvc/trunk/lib/viewvc.py?diff_format=u&r1=2547&r2=2546&pathrev=2547 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2563
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47928

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:0.9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:1.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:viewvc:viewvc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.1.10


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-5024
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2018