Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : subversion vulnerabilities (USN-1893-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Alexander Klink discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for
Apache did not properly handle a large number of properties. A remote
authenticated attacker could use this flaw to cause memory
consumption, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1845)

Ben Reser discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache
did not properly handle certain LOCKs. A remote authenticated attacker
could use this flaw to cause Subversion to crash, leading to a denial
of service. (CVE-2013-1846)

Philip Martin and Ben Reser discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn
module for Apache did not properly handle certain LOCKs. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to cause Subversion to crash, leading to
a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1847)

It was discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache
did not properly handle certain PROPFIND requests. A remote attacker
could use this flaw to cause Subversion to crash, leading to a denial
of service. (CVE-2013-1849)

Greg McMullin, Stefan Fuhrmann, Philip Martin, and Ben Reser
discovered that the Subversion mod_dav_svn module for Apache did not
properly handle certain log REPORT requests. A remote attacker could
use this flaw to cause Subversion to crash, leading to a denial of
service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04.
(CVE-2013-1884)

Stefan Sperling discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled newline
characters in filenames. A remote authenticated attacker could use
this flaw to corrupt FSFS repositories. (CVE-2013-1968)

Boris Lytochkin discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled TCP
connections that were closed early. A remote attacker could use this
flaw to cause Subversion to crash, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2013-2112).

Solution :

Update the affected libapache2-svn and / or libsvn1 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 67016 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58323
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58896
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58898
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CVE ID: CVE-2013-1845
CVE-2013-1846
CVE-2013-1847
CVE-2013-1849
CVE-2013-1884
CVE-2013-1968
CVE-2013-2112