openSUSE Security Update : subversion (openSUSE-SU-2013:1860-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following issues with subversion :

- bnc#850747: update to 1.7.14

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

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

+ Client- and server-side bugfixes :

- fix assertion on urls of the form 'file://./'

+ Client-side bugfixes :

- upgrade: fix an assertion when used with pre-1.3 wcs

- fix externals that point at redirected locations

- diff: fix incorrect calculation of changes in some cases

- diff: fix errors with added/deleted targets

+ Server-side bugfixes :

- mod_dav_svn: Prevent crashes with some 3rd party modules

- fix OOM on concurrent requests at threaded server start

- fsfs: limit commit time of files with deep change

- mod_dav_svn: canonicalize paths properly

+ Other tool improvements and bugfixes :

- mod_dontdothat: Fix the uri parser

+ Developer-visible changes :

- javahl: canonicalize path for streamFileContent method

+ require python-sqlite when running regression tests

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected subversion packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75226 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63966

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4505

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