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Debian: Security Advisory for subversion (DSA-4851-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'subversion' package(s) announced via the DSA-4851-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Thomas Akesson discovered a remotely triggerable vulnerability in the mod_authz_svn module in Subversion, a version control system. When using in-repository authz rules with the AuthzSVNReposRelativeAccessFile option an unauthenticated remote client can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service by sending a request for a non-existing repository URL.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'subversion' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.10.4-1+deb10u2. We recommend that you upgrade your subversion packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)