Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : subversion vulnerabilities (USN-1053-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

It was discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled certain 'partial
access' privileges in rare scenarios. Remote authenticated users could
use this flaw to obtain sensitive information (revision properties).
This issue only applied to Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. (CVE-2007-2448)

It was discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache
did not properly handle a named repository as a rule scope. Remote
authenticated users could use this flaw to bypass intended
restrictions. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 LTS, and
10.10. (CVE-2010-3315)

It was discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache
incorrectly handled the walk function. Remote authenticated users
could use this flaw to cause the service to crash, leading to a denial
of service. (CVE-2010-4539)

It was discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. Remote authenticated users could use this flaw to consume
large quantities of memory and cause the service to crash, leading to
a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04
LTS, and 10.10. (CVE-2010-4644).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51846 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2448
CVE-2010-3315
CVE-2010-4539
CVE-2010-4644