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Apache Subversion < 1.8.1 / 1.7.11 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Synopsis

The remote host is running a version of Apache Subversion that is vulnerable to a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

The remote host is running a version of Apache Subversion that is vulnerable to a denial of service vulnerability, specifically within the 'mod_dav_svn' module, which improperly handles certain HTTP requests in a way that can be leveraged by an attacker to execute a denial of service against the system.

Solution

Patches are available from the vendor; upgrade to version 1.8.1 / 1.7.11 or later.