Oracle Linux 7 : subversion (ELSA-2017-2480)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:2480 :

An update for subversion is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Subversion (SVN) is a concurrent version control system which enables
one or more users to collaborate in developing and maintaining a
hierarchy of files and directories while keeping a history of all
changes.

Security Fix(es) :

* A shell command injection flaw related to the handling of 'svn+ssh'
URLs has been discovered in Subversion. An attacker could use this
flaw to execute shell commands with the privileges of the user running
the Subversion client, for example when performing a 'checkout' or
'update' action on a malicious repository, or a legitimate repository
containing a malicious commit. (CVE-2017-9800)

Red Hat would like to thank the Subversion Team for reporting this
issue.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-August/007127.html

Solution :

Update the affected subversion packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102516 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9800

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