FreeBSD : subversion -- WebDAV fails to protect metadata (184f5d0b-0fe8-11d9-8a8a-000c41e2cdad)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

In some situations, subversion metadata may be unexpectedly disclosed
via WebDAV. A subversion advisory states :

mod_authz_svn, the Apache httpd module which does path-based
authorization on Subversion repositories, is not correctly protecting
all metadata on unreadable paths.

This security issue is not about revealing the contents of protected
files: it only reveals metadata about protected areas such as paths
and log messages. This may or may not be important to your
organization, depending on how you're using path-based authorization,
and the sensitivity of the metadata.

See also :

http://subversion.tigris.org/security/CAN-2004-0749-advisory.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?9433f18b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37142 (freebsd_pkg_184f5d0b0fe811d98a8a000c41e2cdad.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0749

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