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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3137-1 (websvn - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

3.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

James Clawson discovered that websvn, a web viewer for Subversion repositories, would follow symlinks in a repository when presenting a file for download. An attacker with repository write access could thereby access any file on disk readable by the user the webserver runs as.

Affected Software

Affected Software

websvn on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.3-1.1+deb7u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.3-1.2. We recommend that you upgrade your websvn packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)