openSUSE Security Update : subversion (openSUSE-2017-940)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for subversion to 1.9.7 fixes security issues and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2017-9800: A remote attacker could have caused svn
clients to execute arbitrary code via specially crafted
URLs in svn:externals and svn:sync-from-url properties.
(boo#1051362)

- CVE-2005-4900: SHA-1 collisions may cause repository
inconsistencies (boo#1026936)

The following bugfix changes are included :

- Add instructions for running svnserve as a user
different from 'svn', and remove sysconfig variables
that are no longer effective with the systemd unit.
(boo#1049448)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1026936
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1049448
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1051362

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)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102559 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4900
CVE-2017-9800

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