openSUSE Security Update : subversion (openSUSE-2015-289)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Apache Subversion was updated to 1.8.13 to fix three vulnerabilities
and a number of non-security bugs.

This release fixes three vulnerabilities :

- Subversion HTTP servers with FSFS repositories were
vulnerable to a remotely triggerable excessive memory
use with certain REPORT requests. (bsc#923793
CVE-2015-0202)

- Subversion mod_dav_svn and svnserve were vulnerable to a
remotely triggerable assertion DoS vulnerability for
certain requests with dynamically evaluated revision
numbers. (bsc#923794 CVE-2015-0248)

- Subversion HTTP servers allow spoofing svn:author
property values for new revisions (bsc#923795
CVE-2015-0251)

Non-security fixes :

- fixes number of client and server side non-security bugs

- improved working copy performance

- reduction of resource use

- stability improvements

- usability improvements

- fix sample configuration comments in subversion.conf
[boo#916286]

- fix bashisms in mailer-init.sh script

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=916286
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=923793
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=923794
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=923795

Solution :

Update the affected subversion packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82635 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0202
CVE-2015-0248
CVE-2015-0251

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