CentOS Update for mod_dav_svn CESA-2011:0257 centos5 x86_64

Published: 2012-07-30 11:53:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'mod_dav_svn' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
mod_dav_svn on CentOS 5

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Technical Details:
Subversion (SVN) is a concurrent version control system which enables one or more users to collaborate in developing and maintaining a hierarchy of files and directories while keeping a history of all changes. A server-side memory leak was found in the Subversion server. If a malicious, remote user performed 'svn blame' or 'svn log' operations on certain repository files, it could cause the Subversion server to consume a large amount of system memory. (CVE-2010-4644) A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the mod_dav_svn module (for use with the Apache HTTP Server) processed certain requests. If a malicious, remote user issued a certain type of request to display a collection of Subversion repositories on a host that has the SVNListParentPath directive enabled, it could cause the httpd process serving the request to crash. Note that SVNListParentPath is not enabled by default. (CVE-2010-4539) All Subversion users should upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. After installing the updated Linux Distribution Packages, the Subversion server must be restarted for the update to take effect: restart httpd if you are using mod_dav_svn, or restart svnserve if it is used.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-4539
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-4644

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2011-April/017287.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2012-07-30
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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