Amazon Linux AMI : subversion Denial of Service (ALAS-2013-221)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

The mod_dav_svn Apache HTTPD server module in Subversion 1.7.0 through
1.7.10 and 1.8.x before 1.8.1 allows remote authenticated users to
cause a denial of service (assertion failure or out-of-bounds read)
via a certain (1) COPY, (2) DELETE, or (3) MOVE request against a
revision root. (CVE-2013-4131)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0e4a0b89

Solution :

Run 'yum update subversion' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70225 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4131