openSUSE Security Update : subversion (openSUSE-SU-2013:1836-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following issues with subversion
(CVE-2013-4505,CVE-2013-4558) :

- bnc#850747: update to 1.8.5

- CVE-2013-4505: mod_dontdothat does not restrict requests
from serf clients.

- CVE-2013-4558: mod_dav_svn assertion triggered by
autoversioning commits.

+ Client-side bugfixes :

- fix externals that point at redirected locations

- diff: fix assertion with move inside a copy

+ Server-side bugfixes :

- mod_dav_svn: Prevent crashes with some 3rd party modules

- mod_dav_svn: canonicalize paths properly

- mod_authz_svn: fix crash of mod_authz_svn with invalid
config

- hotcopy: fix hotcopy losing revprop files in packed
repos

+ Other tool improvements and bugfixes :

- mod_dontdothat: Fix the uri parser

+ Developer-visible changes :

- fix compilation with '--enable-optimize' with clang

- add test to fail when built against broken ZLib

+ Bindings :

- ctypes-python: build with compiler selected via
configure

- require python-sqlite when running regression tests for
all targets, no longer pulled in implicitly

- print error logs on regression test failures

- fix regression tests for ppc/ppc64 architectures, found
in openSUSE package build and fixed with upstream
developers

- if running regression tests, also run them against bdb
backend

- update keyring, use Subversion Project Management
Committee keyring rather than all committers

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00029.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=850667
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=850747

Solution :

Update the affected subversion packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75223 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4505
CVE-2013-4558

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